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sock·eye salmon

 (sŏk′ī′)
n.
A salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) of northern Pacific coastal waters, having a silvery body with a dark bluish back and small black speckles. Both sexes turn red before spawning. Also called blueback salmon, red salmon.

[By folk etymology from Halkomelem (Salishan language of southwest British Columbia) sthə́qə'y.]
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sock′eye salm′on

(ˈsɒkˌaɪ)
n.
a N Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka: an important food fish. Also called red salmon, sock′eye`.
[1865–70; sockeye, alter. (by folk etym.) Salishan sθə́qəy̓]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sockeye salmon - fatty red flesh of salmon of Pacific coast and riverssockeye salmon - 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 salmon - small salmon with red fleshsockeye salmon - 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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According to the test conducted by USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory, wild sockeye salmon flesh contains more than 1.2 grams of EPA and DHA per 98 gm of serving exceeding the recommended value of 650 to 1000 mg of daily intake by 20%.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a possible Listeria contamination has also forced the recall of (https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/seven-seas-international-usa-llc-recalls-biltmore-smoked-sockeye-salmon-because-possible-health-risk) Seven Seas International USA, LLC's sockeye salmon. The recalled salmon was sold at Publix Grocery stores throughout Florida.
If market conditions remain strong for Alaska salmon, the net ex-vessel value for sockeye has the potential to be very important to the state, despite ADFG forecasting a sockeye salmon harvest for 2019 coming in 10 percent below the ten-year average.
ASMI, which offers a variety of merchandising tools for retailers, as well as custom promotions to help drive seafood trial and purchase through in-store demos, signage and digital coupon programs, has helped Bellevue, Wash.-based Quality Food Centers (QFC) conduct successful sockeye salmon promotions.
There was Aburi Hamachi Nigiri with olive tapenade & edible flower, Aburi Japanese Wagyu Nigiri with smoked shoyu & wasabi pickles, Aburi O-Toro Nigiri with tobiko, daikon oroshi & chives, Red Wave Roll (spicy prawn, avocado and masatake sauce), Ebi Oshi Sushi with lime zest and ume sauce and the classic Salmon Oshi Sushi with wild sockeye salmon, jalapeno and Miku sauce.
Brown bears are at the top of the food chain and will eat almost anything, though those in Katmai national park are especially fond of sockeye salmon. LaValle said at peak season, a bear could eat up to thirty salmon per day.
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At Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park outside Kamloops, the Adams River gushes red during one of the biggest sockeye salmon runs in North America.
We assessed historical presence of sockeye salmon in Eklutna Lake, Alaska, prior to construction of a diversion dam on the downstream Eklutna River in 1929, using nitrogen stable isotopes measured in a lacustrine core 93 cm long.