pink salmon noun
: a small spotted Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) native to the northern Pacific Ocean and adjacent rivers
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pink salmon noun (Concise Encyclopedia)
Food fish (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, family Salmonidae) of the North Pacific that constitutes half of the commercial fishery of Pacific salmon. It weighs about 4.5 lbs (2 kg) and is marked with large, irregular spots. Pink salmon often spawn on tidal flats. The young enter the sea immediately after hatching.
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