Orientation of Salmon to Magnetic Field (image) Oregon State University Share Print E-Mail 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 Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.