Dead Chum 2015

Salmon – November 18

Dead Chum 2015A great blue heron was dining on this chum salmon, who had spawned and died in Yorkson Creek this week.

As a male chum salmon matures and becomes ready to spawn, it develops a hooked nose and jaw. The nutrients in this salmon’s body will nourish the Yorkson watershed ecosystem from the microorganisms to the tallest cedar trees.

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