Definition of Silver salmon

1. Noun. Fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes.

Exact synonyms: Coho, Coho Salmon, Cohoe
Group relationships: Blue Jack, Coho, Coho Salmon, Cohoe, Oncorhynchus Kisutch
Generic synonyms: Salmon

2. Noun. Small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes.
Exact synonyms: Blue Jack, Coho, Coho Salmon, Cohoe, Oncorhynchus Kisutch
Generic synonyms: Salmon
Group relationships: Genus Oncorhynchus, Oncorhynchus
Terms within: Coho, Coho Salmon, Cohoe

Definition of Silver salmon

1. Noun. Coho salmon, ''Oncorhynchus kisutch'' ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silver Salmon

silver pines
silver plate
silver plated
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silver plating
silver point
silver poisoning
silver protein
silver protein stain
silver proteins
silver quandong
silver quandong tree
silver rule
silver sage
silver sagebrush
silver salmon (current term)
silver screen
silver service
silver solder
silver spoon
silver spruce
silver stain
silver staining
silver standard
silver storm
silver storms
silver sulfadiazine
silver sulfide
silver surfer
silver surfers

Literary usage of Silver salmon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"The blueback abounds in Fraser River and in all the streams of Alaska; the silver salmon in Puget Sound; the quinnat in the Columbia and the Sacramento; ..."

2. American Fishes: A Popular Treatise Upon the Game and Food Fishes of North by George Brown Goode, Theodore Gill (1903)
"The silver salmon enters all the rivers from Sacramento to Behring Island and Kamtchatka. In the fall it is abundant in probably all the rivers. ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1881)
"Quinnat and silver salmon of every size are taken with the seine at almost any season in Puget sound. The quinnat takes the hook freely in Monterey bay, ..."

4. The Pacific Monthly by William Bittle Wells, Lute Pease, Charles Erskine Scott Wood (1906)
"In Japan, only the Dog salmon and silver salmon are commonly seen, the first far in excess of the second. As a food fish, the Chinook salmon is finer and ..."

5. Reports of the Department of Commerce and Labor 1904-1912: Report of the by Dept. of Commerce and Labor, United States (1912)
"Later in the season, before the completion of the silver salmon work, they were carried away, but not before satisfactory collections of eggs had been made. ..."

6. Fish Stories Alleged and Experienced: With a Little History Natural and by Charles Frederick Holder, David Starr Jordan (1909)
"The latter, however, ranks with our steelhead trout, as superior to the red salmon and perhaps to the silver salmon also. ..."

7. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1917)
"The silver salmon weighs from three to seven pounds; the dog salmon, ... the silver salmon is greenish above, with a few faintly-marked black spots on the ..."

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