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coho salmon

n.
A salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) with silvery sides and a dark back, native to northern Pacific waters and introduced into the Great Lakes. Also called silver salmon.

[Alteration of cohose, from Halkomelem (Salishan language of southwestern British Columbia) k'wəxwəθ.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coho salmon - fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakescoho salmon - 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 salmon - 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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Free and protein-bound insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) and IGF-binding proteins in plasma of coho salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch. Gen Comp Endocrinol., 115(3): 398-405.
Swimming performance of juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) exposed to bleached kraft pulpmill effluent.
Five wild species of Pacific salmon (chum, Oncorhyncus ket; coho, Oncorhyncus kisutch; chinook, Oncorhyncus tshawytscha; pink, Oncorhyncus gorbuscha; sockeye, Oncorhyncus nerka) were also collected and analyzed.
These include the endangered shortnose suckerfish (Chasmistes brevirostris), lost river suckerfish (Deltistes luxatus), and Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch), as well as the threatened bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucephalus).
The use of chemical cues in the upstream migration of coho slamon, Oncorhyncus kisutch Walbaum.
kisutch, salmon commercial fisheries (Buklis, 1989), but subsequent changes in market demand and fluctuations in resources availability have brought changes in commercial salmon sales and exvessel values.
Feeding of juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch): maximum appetite, sustained feeding rate, appetite return, and body size.
kisutch, held less than I day after capture by recreational anglers.
kisutch), Dolly Varden (Salvelinus malma), and Arctic Charr (S.
16S rDNA-based analysis of dominant bacterial populations associated with early life stages of coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch).
(2009) reported a decline in IGF1 levels in coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch ) after 1 week of fasting and a statistically significant decrease after 3 weeks, whereas IGF1 levels in young Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) decreased significantly 6 days after fasting (Pierce et al., 2005).