Chum Salmon (Dog, Keta)


Oncorhynchus Keta

Marine Phase

  • Mouth is white with a white gum line
  • Well developed teeth
  • No spots on tail or back
  • Calico markings (vertical), faint on bright fish
  • Narrow caudal peduncle
  • White tip on anal fin

Tail: The tail has no spots, but does have silver streaks covering about half of the fin. The caudal peduncle is narrow.

Jaw: The mouth is white and the gum line is white, but the
tongue may be black. The lips are fleshly with well developed
teeth in both jaws, but there are no teeth on the base of the tongue.
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