14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Soaring Sockeye

A male sockeye salmon (Onycorhynchus nerka) attempts to jump up a small waterfall to get to its breeding grounds, while a large gathering of others waits their turn.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Alaska, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Andrew Snyder