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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Sockeye salmon spawning in a pond

Hundreds of sockeye salmon spawn in a spring-fed pond in Iliamna Lake, Alaska. Bristol Bay, Alaska is home to some of the last remaining pristine spawning grounds for wild sockeye salmon. Here sockeye salmon have their choice of unaltered habitats to spawn in, from clean flowing streams to clear spring-fed ponds like this one.

TAGS: Alaska, Fish, Pond, 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: 34
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 15, 2018, 9:04 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-7RM2
Focal Length: 16mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f13
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION Pedro Bay, Alaska, United States of America