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Salmon webcam in creek in Alaska

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The U.S. Forest Service has a webcam streaming live video of sockeye salmon in a creek in Tongass National Forest, Alaska. The camera is installed under the water of Steep Creek near the Mendenhall Glacier.

From mid-July through the end of August, the salmon dig nests, find mates, and spawn, according to the Forest Service. Adult sockeye in Steep Creek average 24 inches in length.

The creek also contains cutthroat trout and Dolly Varden trout.

The area near the camera is only about a foot and a half deep.

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