TIL Salmon literally rot alive when they migrate back to spawn by whatilearned March 28, 2022, 7:10 pm Read more: https://strikeandcatch.com/zombie-salmon/ What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote ALIVEliterallymigrateRotsalmonSpawnTILToday I learned See more Previous article TIL that Black Genesis, the second book in L. Ron Hubbard’s series Mission Earth, was one of five nominees for the 1987 Hugo Award for Best Novel. It came in 6th place, behind all four other nominees as well as “No Award.” Next article Deleted Mario Wiki article 5 Comments Leave a Reply The male salmon slides up next to the female, and as she lays her eggs, he starts to quiver and ejaculates a huge load of semen over them to fertilize the eggs. Then he rolls over and dies. I tell ya, that has got to be the MOST amazing orgasm in the animal world. Log in to Reply Atlantic salmon can survive spawning. Log in to Reply when it’s mating season, here in BC, you can always find a bunch of dead salmon on river banks with their eyes gauged out for some strange reason. Super freaky. Log in to Reply Is that what happens to their jaws, it’s rotting away? Most of the time you see salmon they look like normal fish. Then when spawning, they get that hook-jaw look. Log in to Reply Is this articles reference to intelligent design actually pushing ID, or is it just a poor choice of words? Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.