coho salmon

a small salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch, of the North Pacific coasts and also in the Great Lakes, where it was introduced: important as a game and food fish.
Also, cohoe salmon.
Also called blue jack, coho, cohoe, silver salmon.

1865–70; earlier cohose (construed as plural) < Halkomelem (mainland dial.) wə́xwəθ Unabridged
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coho salmon

1. fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes [syn: silver salmon
2. small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes [syn: coho
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Or you might catch a steelhead, trout, crappie or coho salmon in the lake.
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