from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The salmon of the Columbia River or California. See quinnat.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as chavicha.
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These species may be called the quinnat or king salmon, the blue-back salmon or red-fish, the silver salmon, the dog salmon, and the hump-back salmon, or _Oncorhynchus chouicha, nerka, kisutch, keta_, and _gorbuscha_.
The usual order of running in the rivers is as follows: _nerka, chouicha, kisutch, gorbuscha, keta_.
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