• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington

Fish of Puget Sound

The Puget Sound has an abundance fish species unfortunately many of these populations are in decline. To manage certain fisheries there are now various size limits and limited seasons.

 

Salmon and Trout: King,Chum, Pink, Coho, Cutthroat Trout, Dolly Varden

Groundfish: Halibut, Rockfish,Sablefish,Pacific Hake, Spotted Ratfish, Spiny Dogfish, Lingcod, Leopard Shark, Pacific Cod, Sturgeon, Flatfish

Small fish: Seaperch, Smelt

Did You Know?

Regrade booklet from early 1900s

Much of the Seattle waterfront, Port of Seattle, CenturyLink Field, and Safeco Park were originally tidelands, filled in during the early 20th century Seattle regrade project.