Longest leap by a salmon

By | 2017-10-11T21:09:05+00:00 May 19, 2017|Biology, Records|

Longest leap by a salmon

Last updated: October 11, 2017 at 21:09 pm

The Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) can leap up to 3.67 m (12 ft) to traverse an obstacle such as a waterfall as it swims upriver to spawn.

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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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