Explore basic information about the fish species of the Northwest with these educational pages.
- Discover the diversity of species present, their common and scientific names, and where they are found.
- Learn the basic life cycle of salmon in words and pictures with the Interactive Salmon Life Cycle.
- Follow the various species and runs of anadromous salmonids (salmon, steelhead, and coastal cutthroat trout) in time and space as they grow, migrate, and spawn.
Learn the fishes found in fresh waters of the Pacific Northwest states and British Columbia.
Life History Patterns
Find out when salmon, steelhead, and coastal cutthroat trout spawn, rear, and migrate.