King Salmon is also called as Chinook Salmon. The scientific name of King Salmon is Oncorhynchus tshawytscha. It belongs to the family of Salmonidae. King Salmon or Chinook Salmon are the largest of all the Pacific Salmon.
These Salmon fishes can be found in multiple colours such as blue-green, red, purple etc on the top while white and silver in the ventral areas.
These fishes live in the oceans for a part of their lives and then migrate to rivers as well to spawn. These fishes can be found in North America from the Ventura River in California to the south of Alaska in the North.