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PHP Object-Oriented PHP Basics (Retired) Inheritance, Interfaces, and Exceptions Final Challenge

Error, It doesn't seem like your constructor calls trouts common_name

As the question topic says, i am getting the error, which i cannot figure out, where does question says to call common_name;


class Fish
    public $common_name;
    public $flavor;
    public $record_weight;

    function __construct($name, $flavor, $record){
        $this->common_name = $name;
        $this->flavor = $flavor;
        $this->record_weight = $record;

    public function getInfo() {
        $output  = "The {$this->common_name} is an awesome fish. ";
        $output .= "It is very {$this->flavor} when eaten. ";
        $output .= "Currently the world record {$this->common_name} weighed {$this->record_weight}.";
        return $output;
class Trout extends Fish{
  function __construct($name,$flavor,$record){


1 Answer

Keith Schumacher
Keith Schumacher
4,723 Points

When you call the Fish constructor from within the Trout class, you need to include parameters.

class Trout extends Fish{ function construct($name,$flavor,$record){ parent::construct($name,$flavor,$record); } }