Oncorhynchus keta

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Noun1.Oncorhynchus keta - a large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back; an important food fish
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
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Sin embargo, en poblaciones silvestres sometidas a explotacion, se ha observado una notable disminucion tanto de edad como de la talla de la primera madurez, como es el caso del bacalao Gadus morhua (Chen & Mello, 1999), arenque Clupea harengus (Engelhard & Heino, 2004) y salmon Oncorhynchus keta (Morita et al., 2005; Garcia de Leaniz et al., 2007), como una respuesta fenotipica de la primera madurez a las presiones del medio.
Mature (adult return) chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) migrate from offshore into coastal waters and natal rivers to breed [1,2].
Abstract--Seasonal and annual marine growth of chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) from Fish Creek, Alaska, during 1972-2004 and from Quilcene River, Washington, during 1973-2004 were examined in relation to abundances of chum salmon and pink salmon (O.
Moreover, salmon smolts--in particular, chum (Oncorhynchus keta)--typically move along shorelines in shallow water (<2 m [Healey 1979, Simenstad et al.
When expressed as a percentage of dietary protein, results of the present study was similar to those reported for several other species, such as 2.6% to 3.0% of dietary protein in European sea bass (Tibaldi and Tulli, 1999); 2.7% to 3.20% in Atlantic salmon (Rollin et al., 2003) and 3.04% in chum salmon, Oncorhynchus keta (Akiyama et al., 1985).
Arctic lamprey, Lethenteron camtschaticum All Clupeidae Pacific herring, Clupea pallasii All Catostomidae Longnose sucker, Catostomus catostomus All Osmeridae <1 2 Pond smelt, Hypomesus olidus Rainbow smelt, Osmerus mordax Eulachon, Thaleichthys pad ficus Capelin, Mallotus villosus All Salmonidae Dolly Varden, Salvelinus malma Pink salmon, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha Coho salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Chum salmon, Oncorhynchus keta Sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka All Gadidae 86 23 Arctic cod, Boreogadus saida 82 21 Saffron cod, Eleginus gracilis 1 5 Walleye pollock, Theragra chalcogramma 3 3 Pacific cod, Gadus macrochephalus All Gasterosteidae, stickleback spp.
Assessment of records for chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) and coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) escapement and productivity suggested that the didymo infestation had either no detectable impact or, in some cases, a positive impact on productivity.
Changes in whole body concentrations of cortisol, thyroid hormones and sex steroids during early development of the chum salmon, Oncorhynchus keta. Gen.
latum infection is associated with consumption of freshwater fish such as perch (Perca spp.), not Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus keta, O.
Pacific salmon include six closely related species within the genus Oncorhynchus: chum (Oncorhynchus keta), coho (O.
Key words: Yukon River, migration, chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, chum salmon, Oncorhynchus keta, whitefish, Coregonus spp., Prosopium spp., inconnu.