Salmon spend part of their lives in freshwater where they were bred and spawn. Most of their lives are spent in saltwater where they grow into adulthood. Below are more interesting facts about Salmon that you did not know before.


1. There are species of salmon that are already extinct.


2. The death of a salmon means food for many animals such as eagles, bears, and otters.


3. A salmon knows when to return to its spawning ground by measuring the length of the days (indicating the season).


5. Salmon can swim up to speeds of 14 kilometers per hour.


6. The law prohibits salmon fishing on fishing grounds.

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