This is a story about fish and the social fabric that exists around the last salmon stronghold on the planet. The Kamchatka shelf is the only place where all seven species of Oncorhynchus Salmon can be found.
Kamchatka is a narrow peninsula in the Russian Far East bordered to the east by the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Okhotsk to the west. Salmon have been protected in Kamchatka by the simple difficulty of getting anywhere near their runs. For 137 species salmon is a main diet staple.
The salmon migration is one of the last great migrations that shapes the food supply and activities of many other species, including humans. Salmon bring marine-derived nutrients from the Kamchatka shelf in the …[ … ] Read The Full Story