Salmon In the great lakes
By: Jake Marsh
Birth, Feeding and Habitats
The natural habitat ( not a fish tank) for a salmon would be described as either in fresh or saltwater because they both live in the lakes and oceans. For the freshwater habitat salmon live in a pollution free environment where the water is clean and full of gravel and boulders. For a Saltwater habitat salmon are not surely found out yet, but it must be close to the freshwater habitat.
when Adult salmon are in the ocean , they mostly feed on Zoo-plankton, Incrustations, shrimp, krill, Ect.
Map of where salmon live the great lakes area
kinds of salmon
One way we use salmon is for a food source. over 50% of america eat fish on a monthly basis.
The eggs will soon turn into Alevin, then fry, then Parr, then Smolt,adult, then spawning adult
Many predators feast on salmon for breakfast lunch and dinner, including; Bears, Blue herrings, osprey, otters, etc.
These salmon are an example of salmon swimming upstream to their birth-stream to mate with a male or female salmon
Salmon in the Great Lakes
Map of Michigan rivers
This is a map of rivers that connect to the great lakes in the upper and lower peninsula of Michigan.
Great example of a food chain
Another way we use salmon is by doing a sport that is competitive or just for fun, this sport is well known as fishing