2 Wildlife Of Kamchatka In Winter

Wildlife Of Kamchatka In Winter

Posted on January 13, 2012 by

About 8 thousand years ago, a powerful eruption caused sinking of the Earth crust in the south of Kamchatka, forming a large lake with a maximum depth of over 300 meters. Years later, the lake became home for the largest red salmon run in the world.

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Spawning at Kurile Lake begins in July and lasts till March.

Fish spawn at shallow waters and mountain rivers that fill the lake with water.


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2 Responses to “Wildlife Of Kamchatka In Winter”

  1. Scott says:

    WOW! just awesome! I hope that steel pillbox is anchored securely! It might be too easy for a couple of tons of bear to push it over into the river. Same needs to be said for the camera on photo #1 !!

  2. Ariel says:

    Great shots, amazing! thanks for share. :)

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