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co·ho

 (kō′hō)
n. pl. co·hos or coho
The coho salmon.

coho

(ˈkəʊhəʊ)
n, pl -ho or -hos
(Animals) a Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch. Also called: silver salmon
[origin unknown; probably from an American Indian language]

co•ho

(ˈkoʊ hoʊ)

n., pl. -hos, (esp. collectively) -ho.
a small salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch, of N Pacific coasts: introduced into the Great Lakes and other fresh waters.
Also called co′ho salm′on.
[1865–70; earlier cohose (construed as pl.) < Halkomelem (coast Salishan language of British Columbia) wə́xwəθ]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coho - fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakescoho - fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes
blue jack, Oncorhynchus kisutch, silver salmon, coho, coho salmon, cohoe - small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes
salmon - flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae
2.coho - small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes
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
coho, coho salmon, cohoe, silver salmon - fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes
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In 1997, the Southern Oregon/ Northern California "Evolutionary Significant Unit" of the coho salmon, part of which inhabits Redwood Creek, was listed under the Endangered Species Act as threatened.
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Tierney's group showed that at exposures of about 10 ppb, the fungicidal wood-preservative known as IPB turned off olfaction in coho salmon.
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Coho populations throughout California have suffered a precipitous decline and are listed on the state and federal endangered species list.
More than 33,000 adult salmon, including federally protected coho, died last October before they could spawn.
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