Salmon Facts

Chinook - King Salmon
(Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)
Chinook are the largest of the Pacific species. They can be recognized by dark-colored or black gums, spotted blue-green backs, and black spots covering the entire tail. They are harvested from Southern California to Alaska.



Coho - Silver Salmon
(Oncorhynchus kisutch)
The bright ocean coho are very silvery along the sides and have a silver plate on the tail. Tail spots are on the top of the tail only.



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