Chum salmon

It is a Pacific salmon, and may also be known as dog salmon or keta salmon, and is often marketed under the name silverbrite salmon. The name chum salmon comes from the Chinook Jargon term tzum, meaning spotted or . Bufret Lignende Oversett denne siden Chum salmon can be the best value on the market when the skin is bright and the meat deep re according to some buyers. Since most chum salmon spawns near river mouths, they have lower oil content than sockeye, Chinook, or coho. Chum salmon has a mild taste, is low in sodium, and is a good source of omega-3 . As long as it has been properly handled .

The mouth is white and the gum line is white, but the tongue may be black. The lips are fleshy with well developed teeth in both jaws, but there are no teeth on the base of the tongue. Tail The tail has no spots, but does have silver streaks covering about half of the fin.

Average lifespan in the wild: to years. The caudal peduncle is narrow . Average Weight: to lbs( to kg), World Record: lbs. This river flows past a primitive campsite (first-come basis, free) and empties into the bay.

Only three miles long, the river is fed by Lake Rose Tea which is a prime spawning area for sockeye salmon.

The river also has runs of pink, chum , and silver salmon , as well as Dolly Varden. Chum salmon are also called dog salmon. Spawning males have enormous canine-like.

Chum Salmon Range Map (click for larger view PDF). Ever consider eating the lowly chum salmon ? The poor cousin of tasty relatives like chinook, coho and sockeye, chum has gotten a bad rap over the years. But when keta salmon, as it is now markete is caught fresh from the ocean and processed quickly, the mild taste and flaky texture make it a great . Reproduction: Chum salmon enter freshwater in autumn to spawn in the headwaters of rivers. Eggs laid on gravel bottoms, the fish dying after spawning. In Finlan some may spawn in the rivers Tenojoki and Näätämöjoki.

Food: Crustaceans, squi other fish. Distribution and habitat: The offspring of chum salmon. Wild chum salmon , and salmon in general, are most well known for their amazing life cycle. They live their lives (up to six years) in the cold waters of Alaska and the North Pacific and then return to the exact place (river) of their birth to spawn and reproduce.

When the young salmon hatch, they migrate thousands of miles to . I have learned from many of you (thanks for replying to my original post!!!) that we might be a tad too early for silver salmon, but, should have some luck with chum salmon. I got a kick out of the earlier responses to .

The Dog Salmon, the Tiger Salmon, and the Sabre-Toothed Salmon! In this blog post we explain how to successfully target Chum salmon in our local BC waters. LEVEL OF CONCERN: CRITICAL The status of Chum salmon in California is poorly understood. It appears as if they have already ceased to exist as a self-sustaining species in California, or their populations are too small to be detected.

Identification: Like the sockeye, chum salmon lack the spots characteristic of the other three types of Pacific salmon. Chum tend to be about the same size as coho salmon, weighing between and lbs. While bright silver in the ocean, they have mottled flanks with dark . Oncorhynchus keta was introduced to Chile for ranching, but the attempt was unsuccessful. It was also introduced to the Gulf of Riga, in the bay of the Baltic Sea, but has only been found in . Over time, the Columbia River Chum salmon run has declined by as much as percent, from historic annual run sizes estimated at 500to million fish to modern-day runs ranging from about 0to 10fish.

At one time, there were distinct Chum salmon populations in the Columbia, which . Family: Salmonidae (salmon). Maturing fish have dark bars and red .