The Original Salmon Cam

Salmon Cam is active Monday through Friday

(except school holidays) from ~6:00am-3:00pm (PST)
Due to the high volume of visitors, Salmon Cam will be on before 6:00am and extending past 3:00pm (pst) during some days!

We received our eggs on 12/18! Based on our Temperature Unit calculations we predicted that they will begin to hatch on 1/08.... CLICK HERE to learn how we calculated the hatch date.

The eggs have hatched and are now called alevin. They do not eat right now because they have a yolk sacv. Can you spot their yolk sac?

Live Camera Image Below:

Salmon Cam is set up to be used with Netscape and FireFox Browsers CLICK HERE FOR FIREFOX...

Internet Explorer may not resolve the video (Internet Explorer 5 or higher may work)

If the video image doesn't come up during regularly scheduled viewing times, and you are using Netscape or FireFox, we may be updating the page, and/or the camera may be busy...

Please be patient and try again...
If you can not see the image or it appears as a broken link...try the link for Elk Grove Unified School District
or talk to your service provider about your ability to view live web broadcast.

The eggs have all hatched and the alevin are swimming around so keep your eyes open. Our camera notifies us by sound that someone is watching our salmon so if we hear you we can move the camera to the salmon. You can also email us and we will send you the most recent still clip or closeup.


Click here to see--Salmon Snaps



Click here to see--Salmon Cam Setup-we are using an old Macintosh G3 computer would you like to donate a new computer to our program? Contact us at (916) 689-8600 X6197


Listen to the sounds of a running stream while you watch the salmon!

Here's Looking at you! Click on the egg image to see a remarkable video of a hatching of a salmon



Check Out our Fieldtrip page...
We release our salmon into the American River!

Let us know what you think!

Have a question or comment about salmon or SalmonCam?
E-mail us...


Salmon Cam Main Page


Visit our Fieldtrip Page