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I agree' date=' nice, but me thinks its a him.[/quote']

It's hard to tell from the side when they are chrome bright. From the length of the snout it appears to be a female, but the belly also looks skinny so it might be male... but that could also be if its been gutted.

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Upper jaw is starting to hook. It's a boy.

 

You we're right it was a boy... I work at a salmon hatchery and handle 300-400 adult fish a week. When checking sex we do a three point check because the face on some females will have a slightly hooked upper jaw so you can't always go off that feature. We check snout (length, width and if hooked), belly (round or skinny), and vent (whether it protrudes when squeezed).

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