noun, plural salm·ons, (especially collectively) salm·on for 1-3.
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Origin of salmon
OTHER WORDS FROM salmonsalm·on·like, adjective
Words nearby salmon
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Overfishing—when we take fish out of their natural habitat at a rate too fast for them to keep up with in terms of replenishing the supply—has depleted wild populations of halibut, monkfish, tuna, and salmon, among others.This Startup Is Growing Sushi-Grade Salmon From Cells in a Lab|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|September 16, 2020|Singularity Hub
The masu have the most constricted range of any Pacific salmon, largely confined to the Sea of Japan, around the island of Sakhalin, and in western Kamchatka.
Masu salmon, the species most common in these rivers at this time of year, are among the smallest of all salmon.
You are made of Mill Creek water, the fruit from our trees, Swanton berries, and Pacific salmon.
Human activity has reduced the number of Chinook salmon, which is the favorite food of these orcas.
The state of Idaho paid a bounty hunter to kill wolves in the Salmon River country.
The salmon is presented atop a mound of sautéed vegetables: mushrooms, peppers, squash, onions, leafy greens, and herbs.Spaghetti for Breakfast?! Not So Crazy at This Idaho Farm Café|Jane & Michael Stern|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Non-fish eaters should attend the arts and crafts fair or catch a live show at the Salmon Jam.
For anyone feeling guilty from eating all that salmon, you can sign up for the AK Salmon Runs road race on the second day.
Salmon burgers and shrimp burgers are available, too, but they are no match for the crab.Become a Fried Seafood Believer at South Beach Market|Jane & Michael Stern|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They found employment on the railroads, in lumber mills and salmon canneries, in mines and on farms, and in domestic service.Our Foreigners|Samuel P. Orth
Later that same year, on a war-party near Salmon River, he was killed.The Life and Times of Kateri Tekakwitha|Ellen H. Walworth
Ever since we came down upon the Snake River we had seen quantities of salmon.Tracks of a Rolling Stone|Henry J. Coke
The mouth of the stream was crowded with salmon, waiting to get up the first fresh.Ravenshoe|Henry Kingsley
I remember one case of this kind among many others that took place on Salmon River, in the fall of 1855.A String of Pearls|Various