pink salmon(redirected from Gorbuscha)
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A salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) of Pacific waters having silvery sides with black spots on the back and tail fin, the male of which has a conspicuous dorsal hump during the spawning season. Also called humpback salmon.
[From the color of its flesh, and perhaps also from the pink stripe developed by the male during the spawning season .]
1. (Animals) any salmon having pale pink flesh, esp Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, of the Pacific Ocean
2. (Animals) the flesh of such a fish
a small Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, distinguished by its small scales and long anal fin and by the bright red spawning coloration of males.