sockeye

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Etymology[edit]

From Halkomelem sθeqey, probably meaning red fish.

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sockeye (plural sockeyes)

  1. A small salmon with red flesh, Oncorhynchus nerka, found in the coastal waters of the northern Pacific.
  2. The edible flesh of this fish.

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