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?
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.