red salmon


Origin:
1855–60

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red salmon
 
n
1.  any salmon having reddish flesh, esp the sockeye salmon
2.  the flesh of such a fish, esp canned

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Kokanee salmon are actually red salmon that spend all their life in fresh water.
In fact, one of the park's original purposes is preservation of the watershed for the perpetuation of the red salmon fishery.
Other common names for this fish are king or red salmon.
Kokanee, also called red salmon, are the landlocked form of sockeye salmon.
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