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Pink Salmon

Pink Salmon Image

artwork by Wayne Trimm

Oncorhynchus gorbuscha

Pink Salmon occurs in Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. It is captured infrequently. It is native to the western US and has been stocked by management agencies of neighboring states and provinces. It has limited spawning runs near Hamilton Harbor of western Lake Ontario.

Fish atlas map for pink salmon.