Sockeye Salmon Photo, Oncorhynchus nerka



A sockeye salmon, a male sockeye dying on the edge of the Adams River, has completed its journey of hundreds of miles upstream inthe Fraser and Adams Rivers just to reach this spot, so that it can fertilize a females nest of eggs before dying. Adams River, Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada, Oncorhynchus nerka, natural history stock photograph, photo id 26182
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A sockeye salmon, a male sockeye dying on the edge of the Adams River, has completed its journey of hundreds of miles upstream inthe Fraser and Adams Rivers just to reach this spot, so that it can fertilize a females nest of eggs before dying. Adams River, Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada

Stock Photo: 26182
Species: Sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka
Location: Adams River, Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada
Format: Digital 3:2
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Updated: September 21, 2019

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