red salmon

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Recent Examples on the Web For certain fish, however, including 79 percent of red salmon, 56 percent of crab and 47 percent of sea urchin imported into Japan, Russia is the dominant supplier. Washington Post, 16 Mar. 2022 Tweedsmuir Glacier has tongued into the Alsek — most recently in 2008 — discouraging red salmon from venturing farther upstream. Ned Rozell, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Apr. 2021 Across the water Environmentalists and locals are worried that spills could happen on the ferry across Lake Iliamna, the world’s single largest contiguous nursery for red salmon and home to a rare population of freshwater seals. Acacia Johnson, National Geographic, 14 Jan. 2020 Even the plump, red salmon were visible from above. Eva Sohlman, New York Times, 7 Oct. 2019 Gone are the days of long delivery times, fish stacked without ice on tenders and red salmon picked from nets gone dry on the mud. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, 17 June 2018 For sockeyes, a statewide catch of about 52 million is down by 1.8 million fish from 2017, which was the fifth-largest red salmon catch since 1970. Laine Welch, Anchorage Daily News, 15 May 2018 Japan, which used to be the destination for the majority of Bristol Bay red salmon, is no longer the major sales motivator. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, 17 June 2018 The tuna poke glimmers with ruby-red salmon and chunks of green avocado, smothering the already fatty fish. Mike Sula, Chicago Reader, 3 May 2018 See More

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First Known Use of red salmon

1591, in the meaning defined above

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“Red salmon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red%20salmon. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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