Coho salmon hatchery fish nfh washington.jpg

Coho salmon hatchery fish nfh washington.jpg

When the rain returns to western Washington, so do these Coho salmon. Adult salmon require clean and oxygen-rich cold water for their freshwater migration and spawning, and often remain in saltwater until the river conditions are adequate. 
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Roger Tabor/USFWS
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Coastal
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Anadromous fish
Aquatic animals
Coasts
Fish hatcheries
Fish migration
Fisheries management
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