Salmon

Waters:Most species of wild salmon inhabit icy-cold North Pacific Waters. Atlantic salmon is an endangered species, but markets worldwide are well stocked with the farm-raised variety harvested in the U.S. (Pacific Northwest and New England states), Chile, and Norway. (Note: Salmon is anadromous, meaning that it spawns in fresh water. Some fish become landlocked in lakes, resulting in a supply of freshwater salmon, which is considered to be not as flavorful, and therefore not as prized, as saltw…...

Salmon

Salmon ən is the common name for several species of fish in the family Salmonidae. Other fish in the same family include trout, char, grayling and whitefish. Various species of salmon display anadromous life strategies while others display freshwater resident life strategies. Salmon are native to tributaries of the North Atlantic (genus Salmo) an...
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Salmon

• (a.) Of a reddish yellow or orange color, like that of the flesh of the salmon. • (v.) Any one of several species of fishes of the genus Salmo and allied genera. The common salmon (Salmo salar) of Northern Europe and Eastern North America, and the California salmon, or quinnat, are the most important species. They are extensively preser...
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salmon

noun any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn
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Salmon

[biblical figure] Salmon is a person mentioned in genealogies in both the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) and in the New Testament. His name can be pronounced Salmon or Salmah. He is the son of Nahshon, and married Rahab, possibly she of Jericho, by whom he had Boaz. Thus, according to the Biblical genealogies, Salmon is the patrilineal g...
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Salmon

[color] The web color salmon is displayed at right. The first recorded use of salmon as a color name in English was in 1776. The actual color of salmon flesh varies from almost white to deep pink, depending on their levels of the carotenoid astaxanthin due to how rich a diet of krill and shrimp the fish feeds on; salmon raised on fish farms...
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Salmon

[food] Salmon is a popular food. Classified as an oily fish, salmon is considered to be healthy due to the fish`s high protein, high omega-3 fatty acids, and high vitamin D content. Salmon is also a source of cholesterol, with a range of 23–214 mg/100 g depending on the species. According to reports in the journal Science, however, farmed...
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Salmon

Salm'on (săm'ŭn) noun ; plural Salmons (-ŭnz) or ( collectively ) Salmon . [ Middle English saumoun , salmon , French saumon , from Latin salmo , salmonis , perhaps from salire to leap. Confer Sally...
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Salmon

Salm'on adjective Of a reddish yellow or orange color, like that of the flesh of the salmon.
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salmon

A family of anadromous fishes that breed in rivers but live most of their adult lives at sea. Salmon have orange or pink flesh. For centuries, salmon have been important food fish to people of many nations. When they're ready to breed, most salmon find their way from the ocean back to the same stream where they were born.
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salmon

Any of the various bony fishes of the family Salmonidae. More specifically the name is applied to several species of game fishes of the genera Salmo and Oncorhynchus of North America and Eurasia that mature in the ocean but, to spawn, return to the freshwater streams where they were born. Their normal colour is silvery with a few dark spots, but th...
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Salmon

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Salmon

HMS Salmon was a British Sealion Class submarine of 670 tons displacement completed in 1936 and sunk during the Second World War. HMS Salmon was armed with one 3-inch gun, one machine-gun and six 8-inch torpedo tubes. She was manned by a crew of 40.
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salmon

Origin: OE. Saumoun, salmon, F. Saumon, fr. L. Salmo, salmonis perhaps from salire to leap. Cf. Sally, v. ... 1. <zoology> Any one of several species of fishes of the genus Salmo and allied genera. The common salmon (Salmo salar) of Northern Europe and Eastern North America, and the California salmon, or quinnat, are the most important specie...
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salmon

originally, the large fish now usually called the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), though more recently the name has been applied to similar fishes of ... [16 related articles]
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Salmon

Perhaps the best-known of all fish, pictures of salmon from 12,000 B.C. have been found. Salmon migrate from the seas into freshwater to spawn. Over the years, some varieties have become landlocked in lakes.
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Salmón

salmon
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Salmon

Salmon (săl'mon) , in the Bible. 1. Father of Boaz. An alternate form is Salma. 2. Place, probably the same as Zalmon.
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salmon

salmon (săm'un) , member of the Salmonidae, a family of marine fish that spawn in freshwater, including the salmons, the trouts, and the chars. Many authorities place the whitefish and the grayling among the Salmonidae, so similar are they in structure and habits. The Salmonidae are the mo...
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salmon

salmon Etymology: from Old French salmun, from Latin salmonem (nominative case, salmo), 'a salmon'; possibly originally 'leaper' from salire, 'to leap'; although some dismiss this as folk etymology. According to Dr. Ernest Klein, in his Klein's Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the English Language: 'The explanation of salmo as 'the leaping...
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Salmon

Salmon, river, c.425 mi (680 km) long, rising in many branches in the Sawtooth and the Salmon River mts., central Idaho. It flows northeast and is joined, at Salmon, by the Lemhi River, after which it flows west and is joined by the Middle Fork and the South Fork, then goes north to join the Snake R...
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Salmon

species of fish
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Salmon

The salmon (Salmo salar) is a fish of the Salmonidae family.
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salmon

[n] - a tributary of the Snake River 2. [n] - flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae 3. [n] - any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters
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