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Salmon run to Nimbus Fish HatcheryLoading
  • A salmon makes its way up the salmon ladder at Nimbus Hatchery in Rancho Cordova, signaling the start of the spawning season on the American River on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
  • A salmon lays on its side as it attempts to move on shallow water near the salmon ladder at Nimbus Hatchery in Rancho Cordova, signaling the start of the spawning season on the American River on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) hatchery workers will take more than a half-million eggs during the first week alone in an effort to ensure successful spawning of returning fall-run Chinook salmon. on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
  • A salmon lays on its side as it attempts to move on shallow water near the salmon ladder at Nimbus Hatchery in Rancho Cordova, signaling the start of the spawning season on the American River on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) hatchery workers will take more than a half-million eggs during the first week alone in an effort to ensure successful spawning of returning fall-run Chinook salmon. on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
  • A salmon makes its way up the salmon ladder at Nimbus Hatchery in Rancho Cordova, signaling the start of the spawning season on the American River on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
  • Families gather at the salmon ladder at Nimbus Hatchery in Rancho Cordova, signaling the start of the spawning season on the American River on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
  • Nikolay Andryoushkin, of Sacramento, takes a picture of salmon attempting to spawn on the American River near the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) hatchery at the Nimbus Dam on Monday, Nov. 4.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
  • A single salmon egg is exposed to the elements on the American River near Nimbus Hatchery in Rancho Cordova on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
  • Families gather at the salmon ladder at Nimbus Hatchery in Rancho Cordova, signaling the start of the spawning season on the American River on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
  • A salmon lays on its side as it attempts to move on shallow water near the salmon ladder at Nimbus Hatchery in Rancho Cordova, signaling the start of the spawning season on the American River on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) hatchery workers will take more than a half-million eggs during the first week alone in an effort to ensure successful spawning of returning fall-run Chinook salmon. on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com


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