Calico salmon

They have an ocean coloration of silvery blue green.

The Calico salmon lives in the benthopelagic, anadromous, freshwater, brackish, marine, depth range 0 - 250 m environment.

calico salmon, chub, keta salmon Health Details More about seafood and health » Eco Details Salmon caught in Alaska (chinook/king, chum, coho, pink, sockeye) are among the better-managed fish stocks in the United States. More

A bear successfully catches a calico salmon in the Kronotsky River in Kronotsky Zapovednik. More

Vernacular Names: Dog Salmon, Calico Salmon, Chub, Keta Salmon Description: Keta Salmon have greenish-blue backs with silver splashes in the tail. It looks very similar to a Sockeye salmon when ocean fresh. Keta salmon range from 6-17 pounds and are mature at 3-6 years old. More

Common names

Alngartuliq in Alutiiq
Amakaijak in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Azad Mahi Keta in Farsi
Azad Mahi Keta in Persian (‫فارسی)
Calico salmon in English
Chum in English
Chum in Spanish (español)
chum salmon in English
chum salmon (German: Keta-Lachs, Hundslachs) in English
Chum zalm in Dutch (Nederlands)
Chumlachs in German (Deutsch)
Chumzalm in Dutch (Nederlands)
Dog salmon in English
Fall salmon in English
Gayniis in Tsimshian
Gváx??ís in Unknown
Ğváx̌ṇís in Heiltsuk
Haiko in Russian (русский язык)
Hinku-? as in Nuuchahnulth
Hum in English
Hundelachs in German (Deutsch)
Hundelaks in Danish (dansk)
Hundlax in Swedish (Svenska)
Hundslachs in German (Deutsch)
Ikalugruak in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Ikura in Japanese (日本語)
K'wit'thet in Salish
K'wol'exw in Salish
K'wolexw in Salish
Kalugruak in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Kangitneq in Alutiiq
Keta in English
Keta in Polish (polski)
Keta in Russian (русский язык)
Keta in Spanish (español)
Keta in Swedish (Svenska)
Keta (ryba) in Polish (polski)
Keta Kaviar in German (Deutsch)
Keta salmon in English
Keta-Lachs in German (Deutsch)
Ketalachs in German (Deutsch)
Ketalaks in Danish (dansk)
Ketalaks in Norwegian (Norsk)
Ketalazac in Hungarian (Magyar)
Ketazalm in Dutch (Nederlands)
Koiralohi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Lachs in German (Deutsch)
Letnyaya keta in Russian (русский язык)
Lgum'yee in Tsimshian
Mahi Azad Chum in Farsi
Mahi Azad Chum in Persian (‫فارسی)
òa-k in Nuuchahnulth
Oncorhynchus keta in French (français)
Oncorhynchus keta in Italian (Italiano)
Paiirluq in Other
Pazifischer Lachs in German (Deutsch)
Qualla in English
Red caviar in English
Rode kaviaar in Dutch (Nederlands)
Roter Kaviar in German (Deutsch)
Sake in Japanese (日本語)
Salmão-cão in Portuguese (Português)
Salmó in Spanish (español)
Salmon in English
Salmon 'chum' in Spanish (español)
Salmón chum in Spanish (español)
Salmón keta in Spanish (español)
Salmone del Pacifico in Italian (Italiano)
Salmone keta in Italian (Italiano)
Saumon chien in French (français)
Saumon chum in French (français)
Saumon du Pacifique in French (français)
Saumon keta in French (français)
Saumon-chien in French (français)
Saumon-keta in French (français)
Schaanexw in Salish
Shamet skelex in Salish
Shiro-sake in Japanese (日本語)
Shmexwalsh in Salish
Sil'cha in Russian (русский язык)
Sináech in Salish
Sk'aagii in Haida
Sk'aga in Haida
Sk'wel'eng's schaanexw in Salish
Slhop' schaanexw in Salish
Solomos in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Solomos in Greek, Modern (1453)
Spak'ws schaanexw in Salish
Summer chum in English
Tch'ilts in Haida
Ts'ilgi in Haida
Vel in Russian (русский язык)
Vrsta lososa in Serbian (српски језик)
Wildlachs in German (Deutsch)
кета in Russian (русский язык)
サケ in Japanese (日本語)
大麻哈魚 in Mandarin Chinese
大麻哈鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
연어 in Korean (한국어)

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Order : Salmoniformes
Family : Salmonidae
Genus : Oncorhynchus
Species : Oncorhynchus keta
Authority : Walbaum, 1792