The Coho salmon lives in the Sacramento River, California, Alaska, Sea of Japan, the Great Lakes and Chile. They range from about 38 inches and 6 to 12 pounds. They are black and silver and turn to a dark green on back and a bright pink around other parts while in freshwater. Coho grow very slowly. When the salmon are first born and are in their egg sacks and so on for about a year which is unlike the Chinook who take off from their home stream .
Facts: The Chinook salmon lives in the San Joaquin River, California, Chile, New Zealand, and the Great Lakes. It is green, reddish pink on stomach, a sort of gray and it has black spots like the Coho. It is about 58 inches and an unofficial weight of 135 pounds. As you probaly guessed with its sub titled name and unknown weight you would think it is the largest salmon species. And that is the truth.
Facts: The Pink salmon lives in Asia, North Korea, Lena River, East Siberian Sea, North America, Sacramento River, Mackenzie River, and Beaufort Sea. They are the smallest of the Pacific salmon, they are about thirty inches in lenth and are about three to five pounds. This is true, the Pink salmon is not pink, it is greenish black and silver on the sides.
SOCKEYE (Red landlocked form kokanee)
Facts: They live in Sacramento, California, Hokkaido, Japan, and some live in the Beaufort Sea, Chukchi Sea, Bering Straits, and the Sea of Okhotsk. The Sockeyes length is about 33 in. and ways about 15 pounds, but most adults weigh between 3 and a half and 8 pounds. They are greenish blue, with black speckeles on the back, and thier sides are a silver color.
Facts: The Chum lives in Asia, Kyushu, Japan, Lena River of Siberia, North America, California, Mackenzie River. They are about 40 in. and weigh about 33 pounds, most adulds weigh 9 pounds. They have purple, yellow, and pink streaks that make thier color, and they have black spots, but not on the tail.