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Alaska Sockeye Salmon Fact Sheet

By Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

Names Sockeye Salmon Common Name: Sockeye Scientific Name: Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Other Names: Red Salmon or Blueback Sockeye Salmon Description Color & Markings: Seagoing Sockeye (and those that have recently entered rivers to spawn), have iridescent silvery sides and a white belly. Their backs are a metallic blue-green color. They may have fine, black speckling on their back, […]

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