Chinook Salmon 717
The Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) is the largest species of Pacific salmon. The name refers to the Chinookan peoples, who were the indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest. Other names for the species include King salmon, Quinnat salmon, Spring salmon, Chrome hog, and Tyee salmon. Known as the “King salmon" in Alaska for its large size and flavorful flesh, the Chinook is the state fish of this state and of Oregon.
Amadeo has illustrated over 100 fish and invertebrate identifications for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and other clients. Each plate highlights the exquisite detail in Amadeo's illustrations, while identifying range, scientific, and common names.
Each fish illustration giclee print is created using archival, fade-resistant pigment inks and heavyweight, quality canvas to ensure the most vivid, detailed, and long-lasting print. Individually proofed and signed by Amadeo.