chinook salmon(redirected from Oncorhynchus tschawytscha)
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Chinook salmonor chinook salmon
A large salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) native to northern Pacific waters and stocked in the Great Lakes, characterized by irregular black spots on the back and tail fin. Also called king salmon, quinnat salmon.
(Animals) a Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus tschawytscha, valued as a food fish. Also called: quinnat salmon or king salmon
a large salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, of the N Pacific Ocean. Also called king salmon.
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|Noun||1.||chinook salmon - pink or white flesh of large Pacific salmon|
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, quinnat salmon, chinook salmon, king salmon, chinook - large Pacific salmon valued as food; adults die after spawning
salmon - flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae
|2.||chinook salmon - large Pacific salmon valued as food; adults 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 Oncorhynchus, Oncorhynchus - Pacific salmon including sockeye salmon; chinook salmon; chum salmon; coho salmon