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Fish    Species Name:
Oncorhynchus nerka Walbaum in Artedi

Common Name:
blue-backed salmon, sockeye salmon, red salmon


Fort Clatsop, Oregon   March 13, 1806

Journal Entries:

Capt. Clark, November 11, 1805 [first draft]--. . at 12 oClock at a time the wind was verry high and waves trimendeous, five Indians ...  more>>

See following caption
blue-backed salmon

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