Salmon, Chinook (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)

(Walbaum, 1792); SALMONIDAE FAMILY; also called king salmon, spring salmon, tyee, quinnat, blackmouth
It is a member of the Pacific salmon genus Oncorhynchus and is both largest and least abundant of this group. It is endemic to the Pacific and rarely, the Arctic Ocean as well as the Bering Sea, the Okhotsk Sea, the Sea of Japan, and most of the rivers that flow into these waters; from Hokkaido in northern Japan to the Anadyr River in the former U.S.S.R., and from the Ventura River in southern California to Point Hope, Alaska. Since as early as 1872, it has been introduced into other waters a... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
93.0 cm
Wynoochee River, Washington, USA
20-Oct-2021
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
116.0 cm
Yelcho River, Chile
22-Mar-2015

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