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Giant pacific salmon found in Sacramento River

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2008 has been a great year for monster Atlantic salmon but now a giant Pacific salmon has also been found. A 51in (130cm) long monster was found dead after spawning in a tributary of the Sacramento River by biologists during a spawning survey. From length and girth measurements the biologists suggest the fish would have weighed approximately 85lbs (38.6Kg). This salmon has passed on its genes to a future generation and with clear water and a free passage we'll be seeing more of these great specimens return to the Sacramento.

For photos and full story click here.


2008 has been a great year for monster Atlantic salmon but now a giant Pacific salmon has also been found. A 51in (130cm) long monster was found dead after spawning in a tributary of the Sacramento River by biologists during a spawning survey. From length and girth measurements the biologists suggest the fish would have have weighed approximately 85lbs (38.6Kg). This salmon has passed on its genes to a future generation and with clear water and a free passage we'll be seeing more of these great specimens return to the Sacramento.

For photos and full story click here.







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