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Do you know Chinook salmon

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Asked by onam, 25 Oct '12 03:48 pm
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Chinook salmon are easily the largest of any salmon, with adults often exceeding 40 pounds (18 kg); individuals over 120 pounds (55 kg) have been reported. Chinook mature at about 36 inches and 30 pounds.

Chinook salmon are very similar to coho salmon in appearance while at sea (blue-green back with silver flanks), except for their large size, small black spots on both lobes of the tail, and black pigment along the base of the teeth.

Adults migrate from a marine environment into the freshwater streams and rivers of their birth in order to mate (called anadromy). They spawn only once and then die (called semelparity).

They feed on terrestrial and aquatic insects, amphipods, and other crustaceans while young, and primarily on other fishes when older.

Populations exhibit considerable variability in size and age of maturation, and at least some portion of this variation is genetically determined. There is a relationship between small size and long distance of migration that may ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 26 Oct '12 12:25 pm

 
  
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I never knew this one , but just saw in google and they are huge sir
Answered by ankit shivam, 25 Oct '12 03:49 pm

 
  
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Jee nahin
Answered by iqbal seth, 25 Oct '12 05:26 pm

 
  
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