Atlantic salmon


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Atlantic salmon
Salmo salar

Atlantic salmon

n.
A salmon (Salmo salar) having silvery or yellowish sides with some black spots on the back, native to northern Atlantic waters and often cultivated in fish farms for food.

Atlan′tic salm′on


n.
a salmon, Salmo salar, of N coastal Atlantic seas and their freshwater tributaries.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Atlantic salmon - fatty pink flesh of fish from northern coastal AtlanticAtlantic salmon - fatty pink flesh of fish from northern coastal Atlantic; usually marketed fresh
Salmo salar, Atlantic salmon - found in northern coastal Atlantic waters or tributaries; adults do not die after spawning
salmon - flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae
2.Atlantic salmon - found in northern coastal Atlantic waters or tributariesAtlantic salmon - found in northern coastal Atlantic waters or tributaries; adults do not 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 Salmo, Salmo - type genus of the Salmonidae: salmon and trout
lake salmon, landlocked salmon - Atlantic salmon confined to lakes of New England and southeastern Canada
Atlantic salmon - fatty pink flesh of fish from northern coastal Atlantic; usually marketed fresh
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Project name: Atlantic Salmon Recovery: Evaluating and adapting proven methods in endangered salmon restoration for broad-scale benefits
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Abstract--The Penobscot River is home to the last remaining major run of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in the United States and the subject of a century-long stocking effort.
Euan chose to write about the Amazing Atlantic Salmon and its elusiveness, whilst Iona focused on the often misunderstood Brown Hare, entitling her poem "I am not a rabbit!" The talented duo were presented with their prizes at a winners' ceremony at Edinburgh Zoo and received a goody bag full of interesting donations from competition sponsors.
Adam Russell and Dale Snedden were this week convicted at Stirling Justice of the Peace court for being in possession of Atlantic Salmon eggs and camping without authorisation.
In its early years, the hatchery raised multiple species of trout and salmon, but currently it raises landlocked Atlantic salmon (it is the only New York hatchery that does so) and the endangered round whitefish.

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