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?
Seattle's population swelled from 40,000 in 1890 to 240,000 by 1910.