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Oregon State University

Orientation of Salmon to Magnetic Field

Caption: This graph shows the ocean range of Chinook salmon and the orientation of the fish to the magnetic force. Fish presented with a northern orientation swam south and vice versa. The experiment was later repeated with steelhead trout and results were similar.

Credit: Nathan Putman, Oregon State University

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