Atlantic Salmon Male

Atlantic salmon showing the kype (hook) in the lower jaw, a characteristic of the male during spawning season. The kype, which is reabsorbed at the end of the spawning season, is used in battle with rival mates. Credit: E. Peter Steenstra/USFWS

  • travel_fan 4y


    Briliant picture! We will use it in our Reisefuehrer (Travel Guide) - We plan to launch the page in January 2012, where we will share our travel experiences of the wonderful country in German language.

    Thanks for CC licence.
  • NWIFC 3y

    Thank you as well. We used it with a story on IHN virus in farmed salmon in Washington state.
  • Sandra Larsson 1mo

    Thank you for this picture! I used it as part of a front page design on my master's thesis, regarding salmons reputation in Norway.
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Taken on November 7, 2006
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