Protection Status

Endangered

Endangered Species Act

Atlantic salmon: Endangered in parts of Maine.

Chinook salmon: Endangered in parts of Washington and California; threatened in parts of Washington, California, and Idaho.

Coho salmon: Endangered in parts of California; threatened in parts of Oregon, California, and the Lower Columbia River.

Sockeye salmon: Endangered in parts of Idaho; threatened in parts of Washington.

Chum salmon: Threatened in parts of Oregon and Washington.

Critically Endangered

IUCN Red List

A subspecies of cherry salmon (Formosan land-locked salmon) is critically endangered; it is one of the rarest fish in the world.

CITES