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Oncorhynchus (Pacific salmon)

Wikipedia Abstract

Oncorhynchus is a genus of fish in the family Salmonidae; it contains the Pacific salmon and Pacific trout. The name of the genus is derived from the Greek onkos ("hook") and rynchos ("nose"), in reference to the hooked jaws of males in the mating season (the "kype").
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Oncorhynchus aguabonita (Golden trout)
Oncorhynchus apache (Salmon) (Critically Endangered)
Oncorhynchus chrysogaster (Salmon)
Oncorhynchus clarkii (Cutthroat trout) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus formosanus (Salmon) (Critically Endangered)
Oncorhynchus gilae (Gila trout) (Endangered) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha (humpbacked salmon) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus iwame (Iwame trout)
Oncorhynchus kawamurae (black kokanee)
Oncorhynchus keta (Calico salmon) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus kisutch (coho salmon or silver salmon) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus masou (cherry salmon) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus mykiss (redband trout) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus nerka (sockeye salmon or kokanee) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus rhodurus (Salmon) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha (chinook salmon or king salmon) (Attributes)

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