Nabilski Bay is located on the northeast coast of the Sakhalin Island. Several rivers drain into the bay, the largest of which is the Nabil River. This is a very productive shallow bay with mixed fish fauna - here live marine, brackish-water, and anadromous species.
Nabilski Bay map
We started out float from the “lower” bridge. The distance from here to the sea is 60 km along the river. The river has many log jams.
A small cherry salmon, probably, a dwarf male of the species
Anadromous Dolly Varden char Salvelinus malma
Dwarf male of Dolly Varden
A fox is interested to know the type of my camera
Siberian loach Barbatula toni
Young sea-run taimen (age 1+)
Benthos of the middle reaches of the Nabil
Steep sandy banks
On the way to the Sea of Okhotsk
One more portage
Igor has caught a redfin
Nesting area of the swalows
Today there are many butterflies at the river