Post Spawning Sockeye carcasses
At the Adams River outlow into Shuswap Lake, thousands of spent salmon carcasses pile up. Most of these fish spawned successfully, and now their bodies decompose and add massive amounts of nutrients to the watershed.
Photo ID: sockeye-salmon-oncorhynchus-nerka-36
© Eiko Jones 2020
Photo size: 36.2 Mpixels (103 MB uncompressed) - 7360x4912 pixels (24.5x16.3 in / 62.3x41.6 cm at 300 ppi)
Photo keywords: adult salmon, multiple salmon, multiple sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka, salmon, salmon underwater, Sockeye, sockeye salmon, sockeye salmon adult
Published in: Sockeye Salmon Underwater Images