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Oncorhynchus kisutch (coho salmon or silver salmon; Medium red salmon; Coho; Blueback; Coho salmon; Jack salmon; Silver salmon; Silverside; White salmon; Slivers; Sea trout; Salmon; Hoopid salmon; Hooknose; Grilse; Cohoe; Koho)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch; Karuk: achvuun) is a species of anadromous fish in the salmon family, one of the several species of Pacific salmon. Coho salmon are also known as silver salmon or "silvers". The scientific species name is based on the Russian common name kizhuch (кижуч).
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Attributes

Adult Length [2]  3.542 feet (108 cm)
Brood Dispersal [2]  Hidden
Brood Egg Substrate [2]  Lithophils (rock-gravel)
Brood Guarder [2]  No
Litter Size [2]  4,000
Maximum Longevity [2]  5 years
Migration [1]  Anadromous
Water Biome [1]  Rivers and Streams, Coastal
Adult Weight [3]  18.431 lbs (8.36 kg)
Diet [1]  Carnivore
Female Maturity [2]  3 years
Male Maturity [3]  3 years

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Chicago Zoological Park
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Oregon Zoo

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Distribution

Alaska (USA); America, North - Inland waters; America, South - Inland waters; Amur; Arctic Ocean; Argentina; Asia - Inland waters; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northeast; Beaufort Sea; Belgium; California Current; Canada; Caspian Sea; Chile; Chukchi Sea; Cyprus; Estonia; Europe - Inland waters; France; Fraser; Germany, Fed. Rep.; Great Lakes; Greece; Gulf of Alaska; Iran (Islamic Rep. of); Israel; Italy; Japan; Kerguelen Islands; Korea, Dem. People's Rep; Korea, Republic of; Kuril Islands; Kuroshio Current; Latvia; Mexico; Nearctic; Neotropical; Netherlands; North Pacific: distributed from the Anadyr River in Russia south towards Hokkaido, Japan, and from Point Hope in Alaska southwards to Chamalu Bay in Baja California, Mexico.; Oyashio Current; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northeast; Pacific, Northwest; Palearctic; Russian Federation; Sakhalin Island; Sea of Japan; Sea of Okhotsk; Sweden; USA (contiguous states); United Kingdom;

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5NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
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10Predation by Salmon Sharks (Lamna ditropis) on Pacific Salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) in the North Pacific Ocean, Kazuya Nagasawa, NPAFC Bulletin No. 1 pp. 419-433 (1998)
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Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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