The Great Salmon Migration

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Image: Anita Scharf

Diadromous is not a word one hears every day, but this word is in fact the key to one of nature’s most startling migrations – that of the Pacific salmon. From the warm climes of the northern Sunshine State (California, that is) and the cool coniferous forests of British Columbia, to the chilling waters of the Bering Strait, these fish yearly perform migrations that cover thousands of miles.

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