General Information
NameCoho salmon
Scientific NameOncorhynchus kisutch
DescriptionThe coho salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch (from the Russian ????? kizhuch), is a species of anadromous fish in the salmon family. Coho salmon are also known as silver salmon or "silvers". During their ocean phase, coho salmon have silver sides and dark-blue backs. During their spawning phase, their jaws and teeth become hooked. After entering fresh water, they develop bright-red sides, bluish-green heads and backs, dark bellies and dark spots on their backs. Sexually maturing fish develop a light-pink or rose shading along the belly, and the males may show a slight arching of the back. Mature adults have a pronounced red skin color with darker backs and average 28 inches (71 cm) and 7 to 11 pounds (3.2 to 5.0 kg), occasionally reaching up to 36 pounds (16 kg). Mature females may be darker than males, with both showing a pronounced hook on the nose.
Primary IDFOOD00452
Picture462
Classification
GroupAquatic foods
Sub-GroupFishes
Taxonomy
Lineage
ITIS ID161977
Wikipedia IDCoho_salmon
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References
Content Reference— U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page.