Coleman National Fish Hatchery
California and Nevada Region

Meet The Fish


The Coleman National Fish Hatchery produces millions of fish every year. Listed below are the various species of Chinook Salmon and Steelhead Trout that are raised by the hatchery.

Fall Chinook Salmon

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Different early development stages of fall Chinook salmon.
From Left to Right: salmon eggs and alevins ; alevins ; Chinook salmon fry ; alevin and fry.
Source: USFWS

Late Fall Chinook Salmon

Late fall Chinook salmon spawning.

Late fall Chinook salmon spawning.
Source: USFWS

Steelhead trout

A steelhead smolt.

A steelhead smolt.
Source: USFWS

Fish in raceways

A view of Chinook salmon fry in a raceway.

A view of Chinook salmon fry in a raceway.
Source: USFWS

Adult Chinook salmon in the holding pond at Coleman National Fish Hatchery.

Adult Chinook salmon in the holding pond at Coleman National Fish Hatchery.
Source: USFWS

Last updated: September 17, 2012