Oncorhynchus nerka


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Noun1.Oncorhynchus nerka - small salmon with red fleshOncorhynchus nerka - small salmon with red flesh; found in rivers and tributaries of the northern Pacific and valued as food; adults die after spawning
salmon - any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn
genus Oncorhynchus, Oncorhynchus - Pacific salmon including sockeye salmon; chinook salmon; chum salmon; coho salmon
red salmon, sockeye, sockeye salmon - fatty red flesh of salmon of Pacific coast and rivers
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Sockeye, Oncorhynchus nerka, was the most prevalent species (55% FO and 58% N) followed by pink, O.
As an example of their recent progress, researchers from the ADFG will discuss how they used SNP data this year to estimate stock compositions in Bristol Bay, home of the largest sockeye salmon Oncorhynchus nerka fishery in the world.
X Herring (Clupeidae) American shad, Alosa sapidissima X X Blueback herring, Alosa aestivalis X X Salmonidae Vendace, Coregonus albula X Lake whitefish, Coregonus clupeaformis X X Cisco, Coregonus artedi X Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tschawytscha X X Chum salmon, Oncorhynchus keta X Coho salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch X Sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka X Steelhead trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss X Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar X X Landlocked salmon, Salmo salar X X Rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss X X Cutthroat trout, Oncorhynchus clarkii X Brown trout, Salmo trutta trutta X X Lake trout, Salvelinus namaycush X X Arctic charr, Savelinus alpinus alpinus X Brook trout, Salvelinus lontinalis X X Arctic grayling, Thymallus aroticus arcticus X X Pikes (Esocidae) Pike and pickerel, Esox sp.