Illustration of the general life cycle of salmon including six life stages eggs, fry, smolt, subadult, pre-spawning adult and spawning adult.
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... and Chinook salmon have tremendous life history diversity throughout the Fraser Basin including the North Thompson watershed, the latter of which is the focus of this report. The life cycles of Chinook and Sockeye salmon can both be broken into six life stages eggs, fry, smolt, subadult, pre-spawning adult and spawning adult ( Figure 5). Eggs, fry, smolt, and sub-adults can all be considered juveniles (i.e., reproductively immature), but sub-adults reside only in the ocean. ...