King Salmon

Blue-gray back with silvery sides. Small irregular shaped black spots on back, dorsal fin, and usually on both lobes of the tail. The gum line is black. Spawning adults lose their silvery bright coloration and take on a maroon to olive-brown color.

Red Salmon

Dark blue-black back with silvery sides. No distinct spots on back, dorsal fin, or tail. Spawning adults develop dull, green colored heads with brick red to scarlet bodies.

Coho Salmon

Greenish-blue back with silvery sides. Small black spots on the back, dorsal fin, and usually on the upper lobe of the tail only. The gum line is white to light gray. Spawning adults develop greenish-black heads with dark brown to maroon bodies

Pink Salmon

Very large spots on the back with large, oval black blotches on both lobes of tail. Scales very small. Spawning adults take on a dull gray coloration on the back and upper sides with a creamy-white color below. Males develop a pronounced hump.

chum salmon

Dull gray backs with yellowish-silver sides. No distinct spots on back or tail. The pupil of the eye is nearly the same size as the entire eye. Spawning adults develop olive green coloration on the back with maroon sides covered with irregular dull red bars. Males exhibit many large, canine teeth.

Steelhead Trout

Sea-run rainbow trout with bluish gray back and bright-silvery sides. Small black spots on back, sides and tail. Inside of mouth is white. Pink to red coloration develops after returning to fresh water to spawn.

Rainbow Trout

Green to bluish on back with silvery to yellow green sides. Broad pinkish band along sides with black spots on back, sides and tail. Upper jaw usually does not extend past eye on adults.

Dolly Varden

Olive-green to blue-gray back with silvery sides. Small yellow, red or pink spots on sides. Pelvic and anal fins often have a white leading edge

Pacific Halibut

Halibut are more elongated than most flatfishes, the width being about one-third the length. Small scales are imbedded in the skin. Halibut have both eyes on their dark or upper side. The color on the dark side varies but tends to assume the coloration of the ocean bottom. The underside is lighter, appearing more like the sky from below. This color adaptation allows halibut to avoid detection by both prey and predator

Red Snapper

(Red Snapper)Orange red and orange yellow, bright golden yellow eye, fi ns may be black at tips. Juveniles have two light bands along the side, one on the lateral line and a smaller one below the lateral line. Size: up to 36 inches.

Black Rockfish

Rockfishes (Sebastes sp.) are a diverse and important group of marine fishes. More than thirty species occur in Alaska's coastal waters, with at least twelve species ranging as far north as the Bering Sea.

Copper Rockfish

Rockfishes (Sebastes sp.) are a diverse and important group of marine fishes. More than thirty species occur in Alaska's coastal waters, with at least twelve species ranging as far north as the Bering Sea.

Ling Cod

Lingcod are voracious predators and can grow to weigh over 80 pounds (35 kg) and measure 60 inches (150 cm) in length. They are characterized by a large mouth with 18 sharp teeth. Their color is variable, usually with dark brown or copper blotches arranged in clusters.

Arctic Char

The Arctic char is closely related to both salmonandtrout and has many characteristics of both. Individual char fish can weigh pounds or more. Generally, whole market sized fish are between 2 and 5 lb in weight. The flesh colour of char varies; it can range from a bright red to a pale pink.

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