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Fish    Species Name:
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Waldaum in Artedi

Common Name:
king salmon, chinook salmon


Fort Clatsop, Oregon   March 13, 1806

Journal Entries:

Capt. Lewis, March 13, 1806-- the common Salmon and red Charr are the inhabitants of both the sea and rivers.  the former is usually ...  more>>

See following caption
chinook salmon

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