Slide show - Spawning

  • Cedar River sockeye salmon hatchery spawning area.
  • The adult holding ponds are fed by river water.
  • Each of the four adult holding ponds has the capacity to hold 1,000 adult sockeye.
  • The spawning process is under a covered area.
  • Female sockeye are disinfected before egg take occurs.
  • The incubation facility is separated from the spawning area to limit the spread of disease.
  • Fertilized sockeye eggs.