from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) of inferior value, which in the autumn runs up all the larger rivers between San Francisco and Kamchatka.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vernacular name in Kamchatka of the dog-salmon, Oncorhynchus keta.


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  • Canned Alaska salmon is available at most supermarkets and wholesale clubs, such as Costco, and the pink, keta, and sockeye varieties of canned Alaska salmon can be very affordable.

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  • There are five types of Alaska salmon: pink, keta, sockeye, coho, and king salmon.

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  • Also, late freeze-up would allow seals increased access to the Noatak River, which holds large char (Salvelinus malma) and chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) at this time.

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  • Over 237 fish species occur, including all five species of Alaskan pacific salmon: chum Oncorhynchus keta, red O. nerka, silver O. kisutch, pink O. gorbuscha, and king O. tshawytscha.

    Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, United States

  • There are 10 salmonid fish such as chum, pink and masu salmon Onchorhyncus keta, O. gorbuscha and O. masu, Dolly Varden char Salvelinus malma, white-spotted char Salvelinus leucomaenis, and Japanese hucho Hucho perryi.

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  • One watershed adjacent to the Bystrinsky Nature Park contains eleven species of salmonid fish, several being considered nationally threatened: king Oncorhynchus tschawytscha, silver O. kisutch, both resident and anadromous forms of sockeye salmon O. nerka and steelhead and rainbow trout Salmo mykiss, chum O. keta, pink O. gorbuscha and cherry salmon O. masu, Dolly Varden char Salvelinus malma, white-spotted char S. leucomaenis, and whitefish Coregonis ssp.

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  • Large (4-5 mm) red-orange eggs mainly from chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta), usually lightly brined and sold fresh Japan: whole ovary sujiko, separated eggs ikura

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  • The scientific name of the chum salmon was published in 1792 by Johann Walbaum as “Salmo keta.”

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha coho salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch pink salmon, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha chum salmon, Oncorhynchus keta sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss coastal rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss irideus redband trout of the Columbia River basin, Oncorhynchus mykiss gairdneri redband trout of the Northern Great Basin, Oncorhynchus mykiss newberrii

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • This name eventually changed to Oncorhynchus keta.

    Trout and Salmon of North America


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