silver salmon

noun

Definition of silver salmon

: coho

Examples of silver salmon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Penny Skuza of Riverdale, North Dakota, leads the silver salmon derby with a 14.5-pound fish caught Aug. 16. Beth Bragg, Anchorage Daily News, 3 Sep. 2021 The inaugural Coho Rodeo will run from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Anchorage’s downtown fishery, with $1,000 going to the person who catches the biggest silver salmon. Anchorage Daily News, 6 Aug. 2021 But in most of those regions, there are normal enough numbers of pink, sockeye, or silver salmon to allow for some realistic subsistence opportunities. Zachariah Hughes, Anchorage Daily News, 31 July 2021 Here anglers can zip out into the open ocean to hunt for king or silver salmon and halibut or venture down quieter streams in search of rainbow trout, dolly varden pink and sockeye salmon, and more. Travel + Leisure, 30 July 2021 Valdez also holds derbies for silver salmon and a special one-day pink salmon event just for kids. Anchorage Daily News, 26 May 2021 Coho salmon, also known as silver salmon, are prized among fishermen and an important indicator species. Rosanna Xia, Star Tribune, 10 Dec. 2020 Coho salmon, also known as silver salmon, are prized among fishermen and an important indicator species — the canary in the coal mine for coastal watersheds along the northern Pacific Ocean. Rosanna Xia Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 3 Dec. 2020 The Copper River sockeye run was a flop, as was the chum run statewide, and the silver salmon harvest was down everywhere except Kodiak and Bristol Bay. Elizabeth Earl, Anchorage Daily News, 11 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of silver salmon

1878, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of silver salmon was in 1878

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“Silver salmon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silver%20salmon. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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