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Fish of the genera ONCORHYNCHUS and Salmo in the family SALMONIDAE. They are anadromous game fish, frequenting the coastal waters of both the North Atlantic and Pacific. They are known for their gameness as a sport fish and for the quality of their flesh as a table fish. (Webster, 3d ed).

Year introduced: 1972

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Tree Number(s): B01.050.150.900.493.817.750.705

MeSH Unique ID: D012474

Entry Terms:

  • Salmon, Sockeye
  • Sockeye Salmon
  • Oncorhynchus nerka
  • Salmon, Pink
  • Pink Salmon
  • Oncorhynchus gorbuscha
  • Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
  • Salmon, Chinook
  • Chinook Salmon
  • Salmo salmo

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