chum salmon

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  • noun

Synonyms for chum salmon

a large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back

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Chum salmon were likely fairly widely distributed along the Pacific Rim before the last major glaciation (McPhail and Lindsey, 1970).
1 million coho salmon, 119 million pink salmon and 21 million chum salmon.
Secondly, scientific testing compared chum salmon from Western Alaska with chums from other locations.
Influence of marine environment on age and size at maturity, growth, and abundance of chum salmon, (Oncorhynchus keta) from Olsen Creek, Prince William Sound, Alaska.
Open-ocean orientation and return migration routes of chum salmon based on temperature data from data storage tags.
Growth of chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) correlated with sea-surface salinity in the North Pacific.
The upper Yukon fall chum salmon study is based on a high-tech loop that begins with a small, $200 radio transmitter placed in the salmon's stomach-the stomach being a perfect place for the transmitter because the spawning salmon has stopped feeding.
For example, Healey (1982) used the spacing of the first five circuli to demonstrate intensive size-selective mortality in juvenile chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) as they migrated offshore.
And, according to many sources throughout the industry, at least one Alaska seafood processor spent 50 cents a pound on transportation alone to ship frozen Alaska chum salmon to China.
In Hood Canal (WA) the summer chum salmon run is listed as threatened under the ESA.
Jack Helle, program manager for the OCC project at Auke Bay Laboratory, has studied changes in size and maturity of chum salmon for three decades and believes the species may be a good indicator of conditions in the North Pacific.
Mitochondrial DNA variation in chinook (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and chum salmon (O.
A National Marine Fisheries Service biologist's report found that Cayo's actions harmed multiple endangered species, including steelhead, coho and chum salmon, and harmed water quality, Ferguson said.