The Pacific Salmon

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THE reviewer of the U.S. Fisheries' Commission Report, 1875–6, in NATURE, vol. xix. p. 429, pointedly refers with doubt to a statement that “so far as yet observed the adult fish of the Pacific salmon (Salmo quinnat) all die after spawning” quoted from a memorandum which I wrote on the subject for the information of the New Zealand Government.

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HECTOR, J. The Pacific Salmon. Nature 20, 338 (1879) doi:10.1038/020338a0

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