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Female sockeye salmon prepares her nest

In Iliamna Lake, Alaska, this female sockeye salmon prepares her redd, or nest, during the spawning season in late August. These salmon have successfully survived an incredible four-year journey that has brought them right back to where they emerged as fry.

TAGS: Alaska, Fish, Salmon

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Bothell, Washington, United States of America
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© Jason Ching.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2018
Total Views: 11
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 15, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-7RM2
Focal Length: 16mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO1600
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PHOTO LOCATION Pedro Bay, Alaska, United States of America