Fish Facts: Pink Salmon (Oncorhyncus gorbuscha)

The large hump in front of the dorsal fin on spawning males is the reason for the species's nickname, "Humpy." Illustration by Timothy Knepp - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
In the angling community, the pink salmon (Oncorhyncus gorbuscha) is not generally held in the same high esteem as its cousins, the Chinook, coho, and sockeye. However, the sheer. . .

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Fish Facts: Pink Salmon (Oncorhyncus gorbuscha)


The large hump in front of the dorsal fin on spawning males is the reason for the species's nickname, "Humpy."
Illustration by Timothy Knepp - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

In the angling community, the pink salmon (Oncorhyncus gorbuscha) is not generally held in the same high esteem as its cousins, the Chinook, coho, and sockeye. However, the sheer. . .

Read More  »

The post Fish Facts: Pink Salmon (Oncorhyncus gorbuscha) appeared first on Orvis News.