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king salmon

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king salmon

n
(Animals) another name for Chinook salmon
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chinook′ salm′on


n.
a large salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, of the N Pacific Ocean. Also called king salmon.
[1850–55, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.king salmon - pink or white flesh of large Pacific salmonking 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.king salmon - large Pacific salmon valued as foodking 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
chinook salmon, king salmon, chinook - pink or white flesh of large Pacific salmon
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They share their prized waterway with South African tourists, angling for king salmon in a wild sport known as "combat fishing."
Also called king salmon, chinooks are the largest of the Pacific salmon, averaging 24-44 inches.
Outdoorsman Dan ambled away, to return half an hour later carrying a nine-pound king salmon. He asked: "Can you poach this?"
Brooks Camp is 290 miles southwest of Anchorage and inaccessible by road; most visitors fly in to the town of King Salmon (where Katmai Park's headquarters is located), then take a floatplane 35 miles to the river.
PenAir already owned terminals in Cold Bay and King Salmon when company CEO Danny Seybert took over the family business from his father fifteen years ago.
King salmon staged around the Great Lakes harbors for a month or more from late summer through early fall.
?The season's first fish, a 40-pound king salmon donated by Copper River Seafoods, will become the catch of the day for three top Seattle chefs competing for the best salmon recipe in Alaska Air Cargo's seventh annual Copper Chef Cook-off.
King Salmon meat is excellent and everyone is encouraged to take some home.
He's a local celebrity catering for 1,000 customers a day on summer weekends at this out-of-the-way restaurant with local petrale sole, sand dabs, rock cod and king salmon. People wait patiently in line to order and pay, before they are served on long trestle tables.
Expect thrilling seafood exotica like sable-fish collar with elephant heart plums and a "tip to tail" king salmon. $$$$; 604/681-1164.
Staff from the nearby New Zealand King Salmon farm noticed unusual activity on the boat and travelled out in a runabout to see if they could help.