Invasive Species — Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar)
If you catch an Atlantic salmon or a salmon that doesn’t look quite right, please do not clean it. Key identification characteristic of Pacific salmon are displayed in the ADF&G regulations. Keep the fish whole, note the location it was caught, get a GPS location if possible. Contact your local office of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game or call 1-877-INVASIVE to report an Atlantic salmon.
Print off a wallet-sized card (PDF 1,583 kB) and carry it with your fishing license, or to receive a pocket sized Atlantic salmon card and other information about invasive species contact the ADF&G invasive species program.