Kōrero: Freshwater fishing

Chinook salmon (3 o 3)

Chinook salmon

Chinook (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha), also known as quinnat salmon, were introduced in the early 1900s. Ova from the McLoud River in California were released into the Hakataramea River, a tributary of the Waitaki River in North Otago. From there they became established in other eastern South Island rivers – notably the Rangitātā, Rakaia and Waimakariri.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10046741
Photograph by R. T. Hutchinson

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Freshwater fishing - An imported tradition', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18244/chinook-salmon (accessed 26 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008