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sockeye

(ˈsɒkˌaɪ)
n
(Animals) a Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka, having red flesh and valued as a food fish. Also called: red salmon
[by folk etymology from Salish sukkegh]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sockeye - fatty red flesh of salmon of Pacific coast and riverssockeye - fatty red flesh of salmon of Pacific coast and rivers
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
salmon - flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae
2.sockeye - small salmon with red fleshsockeye - small salmon with red flesh; found in rivers and tributaries of the northern Pacific and 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
red salmon, sockeye, sockeye salmon - fatty red flesh of salmon of Pacific coast and rivers
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ABSTRACT--North American River Otter (Lontra canadensis) predation on salmon is of concern in the Lake Ozette watershed due to potential impacts on ESA listed Lake Ozette Sockeye Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka).
While many consumers tune in to where their food comes from, even the savviest shoppers likely don't realize that wild Alaskan salmon boasts five varietals: king, sockeye, coho, keta and pink.
The spill affects the habitat of trout, coho and sockeye salmon, as well as drinking water for several communities in which local states of emergency were declared.
Bristol Bay in Southwest Alaska is the state's biggest and most valuable commercial salmon fishery, with millions of prime sockeye returning each summer to spawn.
based producer of canned Sea Fare Pacific wild-caught albacore tuna and sockeye salmon now offers 9-ounce shelf-stable pouches of West Coast Ciopinno, Smoked Salmon Chowder and Seafood Bisque soups; and three albacore curries: red, yellow and green.
Oregon and Washington fishery managers have reopened sockeye salmon fishing on the Columbia River below Bonneville Dam to the Astoria-Megler Bridge.
To test the hypothesis, Lohmann examined more than 50 years of fisheries data on sockeye salmon born in the Fraser River, which lies off the Canadian coast of Vancouver, British Columbia.
Record sockeye salmon runs in the Skagit-Baker river system over the past few years are poised to grow even larger with the completion of another key fish-migration facility by Puget Sound Energy.
By Lynda V Mapes A vermilion slash in clear, cold water, the Snake River sockeye in this mountain stream is one of nature's long-distance athletes, travelling at least 900 miles to get here in Redfish Lake Creek, Idaho.
com)-- Portland-based creative brand agency Sockeye was recognized with 8 wins at the first-annual Oregon ADDY Awards, including Best in Show for its national, mixed-media “Re-Boot” campaign for client KEEN Utility.
These notoriously solitary predators come together to feast on bumper quantities of sockeye salmon.