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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The only land-locked salmon in the U.S., the Kokanee live in Lake Tahoe, and spawn and die in the shaded streams that feed the lake. Water ripples distorted the bright orange fish's green head. Niko

The only land-locked salmon in the U.S., the Kokanee live in Lake Tahoe, and spawn and die in the shaded streams that feed the lake. Water ripples distorted the bright orange fish's green head. Nikon D90, 18-200mm lens, f/5.5, 1/500 sec, ISO 1250.

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Date Taken: 10.2012
Date Uploaded: 06.2014
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Camera: NIKON D90
Copyright: © Peter Salmon