- n. A small salmon with red flesh, Onchorynchus nerka, found in the coastal waters of the northern Pacific.
- n. The edible flesh of this fish.
- n. fatty red flesh of salmon of Pacific coast and rivers
- n. small salmon with red flesh; found in rivers and tributaries of the northern Pacific and valued as food; adults die after spawning
- From Halkomelem sθeqey, probably meaning red fish. (Wiktionary)
“The salmon comes into the rivers there, crowds into the rivers; locally they call it sockeye, that is one of the species that is sought for most in the rivers.”
“With a deep, natural color, sockeye is lower in fat but still high overall, allowing the flavor to better come through.”
“Open 2 6-7 oz or one 14-15 oz can of salmon (sockeye is best, but pink will work fine.”
“The sockeye is the most important commercial salmon species in North America.”
“Mark Angelo, chair of the Pacific Fisheries Resource Conservation Council, said the urgency of the situation is too great to wait for the results from a federal commission of inquiry into the decline of Fraser sockeye, which is close to commencing its investigation but is not obliged to issue a final report before May 1, 2011.”
“First-fruit ceremonies were annually held at the time of picking the wild fruit or gathering the roots, and also among the salmon-eating tribes when the run of the 'sockeye' salmon began.”
“Canned salmon is a cheaper protein alternative that also contains important omega 3-fatty acids, she added; just look for "sockeye" salmon, which is wild-caught.”
“He has two fishing boats that provide sockeye salmon caught by a rarely used Native American method and bled underwater "blood is what makes fish taste fishy," Mr. Wetzel said.”
“Chuy: Laughs Yeah, we make versions of it with sockeye salmon or trout.”
“Ask for help choosing between king, coho and sockeye salmons, and a dozen or so other smoked fish.”
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