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Where in the world can you find salmon?
Salmon are native to tributaries of the North Atlantic (genus Salmo) and Pacific Ocean (genus Oncorhynchus). Many species of salmon have been introduced into non-native environments such as the Great Lakes of North America and Patagonia in South America. Salmon are intensively farmed in many parts of the world.
How many types of salmon can be found in Alaska?
five different species
There’s an easy way to remember the names of each of Alaska’s five different species of Pacific salmon.
Where can you find Pacific salmon?
Five species of Pacific salmon thrive in the North Pacific waters of the US and Canada: chinook (also called king), coho, pink, sockeye, and chum salmon. They begin their lives in freshwater streams, lakes, and rivers and migrate to the sea as small fish called smolts.
Where can I find chinook salmon?
RANGE: The range of Chinook salmon extends from the Arctic, northwest to northern Paciﬁc: drainages from Point Hope, Alaska down to Ventura River, California. They are also found in Honshu Japan, the Sea of Japan, the Bering Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk.
What are the four kinds of salmon?
These are Chinook, Coho, Sockeye, Pink, and Chum Salmon. The other one traditionally lives in the Atlantic and is simply called Atlantic Salmon.
What are the 5 species of salmon in the Pacific Northwest?
Chinook, Coho, Chum, Pink, and Sockeye are the five species of Pacific Salmon that inhabit many of the Pacific Northwest National Forests.
Where is the Great Bear Sea located?
EXPLORING THE GREAT BEAR SEA. The Great Bear Sea encompasses the waters that surround the Great Bear Rainforest along the North Coast of British Columbia (BC) and extends from Campbell River on Vancouver Island to the border of BC and Alaska. This region of British Columbia’s coast is one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world,…
How many species of fish live in the Great Barrier Reef?
More than 1,500 fish species live on the reef, including the clownfish, red bass, red-throat emperor, and several species of snapper and coral trout. Forty-nine species mass spawn, while eighty-four other species spawn elsewhere in their range.
How many species of ascidians are there in the Great Barrier Reef?
There are at least 330 species of ascidians on the reef system with the diameter of 1–10 cm (0.4–4 in). Between 300–500 species of bryozoans live on the reef. Four hundred coral species, both hard corals and soft corals inhabit the reef.
Where are the planar and Crescentic reefs in the Great Barrier Reef?
Crescentic reefs are also found in the far north of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, and in the Swain Reefs (20 – 22 degrees south). Planar reefs are found in the northern and southern parts, near Cape York Peninsula, Princess Charlotte Bay, and Cairns. Most of the islands on the reef are found on planar reefs.