Definition of Oncorhynchus kisutch
1. Noun. Small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes.
Generic synonyms: Salmon
Group relationships: Genus Oncorhynchus, Oncorhynchus
Terms within: Coho, Coho Salmon, Cohoe, Silver Salmon
Medical Definition of Oncorhynchus kisutch
1. An anadromous species of salmon ranging from the arctic and pacific oceans to monterey bay, california and inhabiting ocean and coastal streams. It is familiarly known as the coho or silver salmon. It is relatively small but its light-coloured flesh is of good flavor. (12 Dec 1998)