Thursday, July 30, 2009
Tym River, Sakhalin Island
Tym River is 330 km long, it is the second biggest stream of the Sakhalin Island after the Poronai River. Tym flows through the widest part of the island to the west, north, and north-east, and enters the Nyisky Bay of the Sea of Okhotsk. The fish fauna of the Tym is mixture of Amur fauna and anadromous fish of north-west part of the Pacific (Pacific salmon, charrs, sea-run taimen & Pacific redfin).
Middle reaches of the Tym River. The river is slow, wide, and in many places - deep.
Cherry salmon is found only on the Asian coast of Pacific ocean