Pink Salmon, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, spawning.
Pink salmon spawning is a captivating natural phenomenon captured in this stock image collection. The scenes show the incredible culmination in the journey undertaken by these resilient fish during their reproductive cycle. Found primarily in the Pacific Ocean, pink salmon embark on an awe-inspiring migration from the vast open waters to their natal streams. Against a backdrop of rushing water the spawning female pink salmon can be seen diligently creating nests, or redds, by digging depressions in the riverbed using their powerful tails. Witness this delicate process, where the females lay their eggs and males fertilize them, and get a profound glimpse into the circle of life.