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    Published on 07-16-2016 01:15 PM
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    Sockeye Salmon Oncorhynchus nerka

    A.k.A. Names: Red salmon, blueback salmon, kokanee salmon - in lakes
    Family: Salmonidae
    Range: Washington, North to Bering Strait Alaska, Bering Sea Regions
    I.D. Tips: Large teeth, Crimson red body/green head, hooked kype, large hump on male
    Run Timing: appears in tidewater from July to September, Kenai hosts early & late runs
    Travel: Travels in massive groups, moves slowly ...
    Published on 07-16-2016 01:14 PM
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    Coho Salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch

    A.k.A. Names: Silver Salmon, Silvers
    Family: Salmonidae
    Range: Monterey California, North to Bering Strait Alaska, Great Lakes Region, Bering Sea Regions
    I.D. Tips: The gum line is white to light gray, hooked upper jaw
    Run Timing: Off the Coast in summer, enters in September to October, small Winter coho runs occure in Oregon ...
    Published on 07-03-2016 09:34 PM
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    Steelhead Trout Oncorhynchus mykiss

    A.k.A. Names: Steelhead, sea trout
    Family: Salmonidae
    Range: Most rivers from Monterey California, North to Bristal Bay Alaska, Great Lakes Region, Bering Sea Regions
    I.D. Tips: Red stripe follows lateral line
    Run Timing: Runs in Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter, runs of steelhead are present every month of the year in some locations such as ...
    Published on 07-03-2016 09:31 PM
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    Chinook Salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

    A.k.A. Names: King salmon, Tyee, blackmouth, tule
    Family: Salmonidae
    Range: Monterey California, North to Bering Strait Alaska, Great Lakes Region, Bering Sea Regions
    I.D. Tips: Black gum line, larger size, appears over 30 inches in length
    Run Timing: Spring & Fall runs occure in Northwest U.S. and South Western Canada. Northern ranges of Canada ...