genus Oncorhynchus


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Related to genus Oncorhynchus: Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, Pacific trout
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Noun1.genus 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
References in periodicals archive ?
Temperature tolerance of young pacific salmon, genus Oncorhynchus. J.
Phylogenetic analysis of Pacific salmon (genus Oncorhynchus) based on mitochondrial DNA sequence data.
Global introduction of salmon and trout in the genus Oncorhynchus: 1870-2007.