Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)
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Title: Adult Chinook Salmon in Elwha
Alternative Title: Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
Creator: Peters, Roger
Contributor: WESTERN WASHINGTON FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICE
Language: EN - ENGLISH
Rights: (public domain)
Chinook Salmon, King Salmon, Blackmouth, Tyee, Spring, Tule, Quinnat, Fisheries, Washington
Abstract: Adults have black irregular spotting on the back and dorsal fins and on both lobes of the caudal or tail fin. King salmon also have a black pigment along the gum line giving them the name black or blackmouth in some areas of the northwest.
Date Issued: May 20 2004