Chum salmon spawning sequence 2-03
The female does all the digging of the nest, known as a redd. She uses her tail to swish out the smaller gravel and sand from between the larger rocks.
Photo ID: chum-salmon-spawning-sequence-1-03
© Eiko Jones 2020
Photo size: 28.7 Mpixels (82.2 MB uncompressed) - 6563x4380 pixels (21.8x14.6 in / 55.6x37.1 cm at 300 ppi)