Pink Salmon redd building sequence 6
Set of images showing the building of a red, or nest, of a Pink Salmon. The female selects a site with the right sized gravel and water flow. She does all the digging with her tail, swishing out the smaller gravel and sand to create deep voids where the eggs will eventually be deposited.
Photo ID: pink-salmon-redd-building-sequence-06
© Eiko Jones 2020
Photo size: 28.7 Mpixels (82 MB uncompressed) - 6554x4374 pixels (21.8x14.5 in / 55.5x37.0 cm at 300 ppi)