Name:

Salmon

Species Type:

Fish

Region:

Pacific Ocean

Water Type:

Salt/Fresh

Description:

Fish common to Pacific Northwest, where it is borne in freshwater (e.g., Columbia River) and then migrates to the saltwater Pacific, then returns to fresh water to spawn

Related Glossary:

Keystone species
Anadromus

Related Source:

Making Salmon: An Environmental History of the Northwest Fisheries Crisis (1999)

Related Image:


external image pacific_salmon.jpg
Image ID: 1306

Record ID: 21