Check out the fangs on the male chum salmon pictured above. Two female chum salmon get into a pushing match over a nice pool in Byrne Creek in SE Burnaby, BC, on Oct. 26, 2014. Total protein was extracted from the gonad and liver of female chum salmon using a protein extraction buffer (5.6 mM Tris, 0.55 mM EDTA, 0.55 mM EGTA, 0.1% SDS, 0.15 mg/mL PMSF, and 0.15 mg/mL leupeptin). A female salmon is called a hen. Male sockeye salmon turn a bright red, while the female turns more green than red.
We don't find as many chum as other species of salmon in King County streams, but we do find a … Male king salmon do not develop fangs as dramatically as do male Chum salmon, but development of long, foreboding teeth on the males of both species is noticeable. Left panel: female chum salmon aged 3 years (filled circles), 4 years (open squares), and 5 years (filled triangles); right panel: male chum salmon aged 2 years (open triangles), 3 years (filled circles), and 4 years (open squares). Male salmon in the Baltic Sea turn deep colors of yellow and brown with mixed shades of red, while the female remains mostly silver with black and purple coloration. Male chum salmon develop more pronounced color patterns than the females as well. Chum, also called "dog salmon," are the second largest of the Pacific Salmon. And just to let you know, the steps of how the female salmon reproduces is: 1. They are usually found in watersheds closer to the salt water, and not in waterways far inland.
It was then sonicated and quantified using the Bradford method (Bio-Rad). Male king salmon exhibit larger teeth than hens. Female Chinook to not develop fangs like the males. ... A salmon has offsprings from 2500-7000 eggs depending on there size.
Body growth in freshwater (FW) and during each consecutive year at sea (SW).