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22 September 2020 / Times Colonist / Darron Kloster

Rare fish washes ashore at Whiffen Spit

Sooke, British Columbia, Canada

It was a king-of-the-salmon (Trachipterus altivelis), a deep-sea-dwelling species of ribbonfish. Its common name comes from the legends of the Makah people west of Strait of Juan de Fuca, which believe this “king” leads the salmon to their spawning grounds each year.

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