Fish Identification Gallery
This page was created to provide a suite of identification materials for our volunteers and anyone else trying to identify salmonid species in the Northwest. Please check back for updates and more extensive identification materials, including photos depicting color variations for specific streams.
Identify Salmon and Trout: Look at photos and artwork and read details that describe how to identify the different salmonid species in the region.
Mystery Fish Page: Quiz yourself: distinguish the species of these mystery fish.
Stream List: This page contains a list of all streams where volunteers have seen fish so far. Each page has fish identifications specific to that stream.
USDA's Fish Resources: Salmon/Steelhead (external link): An excellent page showing information about salmon and steelhead as well as very nice images of the different species.
This program is conducted in cooperation with the King County Water and Land Resources Division, Bellevue Stream Team, Redmond Stream Team, and the cities of Seattle, Bothell, Kirkland, Renton, Woodinville, and the Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust, with financial support from the King County Flood Control District Cooperative Watershed Management Grant.