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Pink Salmon (Humpy)

 

Oncorhynchus Gorbuscha

Marine Phase

  • Mouth is light with a white gum line
  • Medium size, sharp teeth
  • Spots only on upper lobe of tail
  • Spot on Back
  • Wide caudal peduncle

Tail: The Pink salmon tail is covered with large oval spots. It does not have silver on the tail. The scales are very small compared to other salmon of the same size.



Jaw: The mouth of a Pink is white, but the gums and
tongue are black, as they are in a Chinook. It does not
have "teeth" on its tongue.
 
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