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