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Noun1.Oncorhynchus - Pacific salmon including sockeye salmon; chinook salmon; chum salmon; coho salmon
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Salmonidae, Salmonidae - salmon and trout
blueback salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka, red salmon, sockeye, sockeye salmon - small salmon with red flesh; found in rivers and tributaries of the northern Pacific and valued as food; adults die after spawning
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, quinnat salmon, chinook salmon, king salmon, chinook - large Pacific salmon valued as food; adults die after spawning
chum salmon, Oncorhynchus keta, chum - a large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back; an important food fish
blue jack, Oncorhynchus kisutch, silver salmon, coho, coho salmon, cohoe - small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes
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Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha), also known as humpback salmon, originate from the northern Pacific Ocean.
Oxidative stress generated by dietary Zn-deficiency: studies in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).
Response of Rainbow Trout, (Oncorhynchus mykiss, Walbaum 1792) to Short Term Starvation Periods and Re-Feeding.
Taiwan Scenery, a traditional ink painting, depicts indigenous species of animals and plants, including oncorhynchus masou, the clouded leopard, the alpine rhododendron and the wild lily.
In 1924, Chinook salmon eggs (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) were imported from the United States and were planted in the Maullin, Cochamo, and Puelo rivers in southern Chile.
Abstract--For anadromous Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus sp.), ocean conditions during their initial entry into the marine environment can greatly affect their survival.
The kokanee salmon is a dwarf, landlocked, freshwater form of the sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) native to the Pacific coast of northwestern North America and northeastern Asia (Scott and Crossman, 1973).
In this study, the 15 moribund rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) used as material were obtained from 4 different trout fish farms in the Aegean Region.
What the lab found is that the fish in the pack is Oncorhynchus mykiss -- Rainbow trout and species of salmonid 'whose economic value is less than that of Salmo salar'.
Southern steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) are an endangered species, with an estimated population of less than 500 anadromous adults in California watersheds from Santa Barbara County south to the Mexican Border (NMFS 2012).