Cherry salmon

In the sea, the cherry salmon feeds intensely on crustaceans, less often on young fish. On attaining sexual maturity, in its third through seventh years of life it enters rivers to spawn. Its spawning run starts earlier than that of other salmon species. More

Japanese salmon, Masu salmon, or cherry salmon, Oncorhynchus masou, is a salmon of the western Pacific Ocean: (Kamchatka, Kuril Islands, Sakhalin, Primorsky Krai, Korea, Japan). A landlocked subspecies commonly called the Taiwanese salmon or Formosan salmon (Oncorhynchus masou formosanum) also exists in Taiwan. More

Cherry Salmon, or scientifically know as Oncorhynchus masu, has many names. They are commonly referred to as sima or sema, Japanese salmon, Masu salmon, or seema salmon. They reside in the western Pacific in areas such as Kamchatka, Sakhalin, Korea, Japan, Primorsky Krai and the Kuril Islands. More

The Cherry Salmon is a member of the Salmon family. More

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English Name: Cherry salmon, Masu salmon resident form of cherry salmon The resident form of cherry salmon is called yamame. More

A couple of sea-run form cherry salmon and resident form cherry salmon DN-00026-043 Resident form DN-00026-040 Baby cherry salmon DN-00026-056 DN-00026-068 More

I knew cherry salmon were sometimes caught in the Kuzuryu River but only with lure. There was no catch record with fly or no fly fisherman tried. More

Cherry Salmon, Salmon Description - Family Salmonidae Distribution: Northern Hemisphere, but widely introduced in cold waters for sports and aquaculture. More

The year of 1988, when I first caught cherry salmon in the Kuzuryu River, was a turning point in both my fishing and fly dressing. In my early days of fly fishing I was fascinated by beautiful salmon flies. It became my dream to use those flies. More

The cherry salmon has an average length of around 20 inches, while the Chinook salmon has been known to reach almost 5 feet. More

Cherry Salmon Hatchery in Japan - reporting on the September 1999 trip to Agzu and October hatchery study tour in Hokkaido and Nigata Prefecture - (1) Wild Salmon Stocks Two principal wild salmon stocks are found More

Cherry salmon are one of the smallest in the Oncorhynchus spp. group, and originate only in Asia. Most of them mature at three or four years of age, after spending one or more years in rivers and one winter in the ocean. More

The reason? The cherry salmon is popularly known as the Taiwan or Formosan salmon in the West, while academics prefer to call it the Formosan landlocked salmon. More

Chinook, Coho, Chum, Sockeye, Pink and Cherry salmon, the latter found only in Asia and one Atlantic salmon, found on the eastern Atlantic waters. It is likely that these salmonids along with the trout and char all shared a common ancestry, only evolving after the last ice age. More

Cherry salmon, Agnevo River, Sakhalin Island Agnevo River is 66 km long. It is a mountainous stream, flowing into the Tatar Strait on the west coast of the Sakhalin Island. Mid June is the best time to fish for fresh bright cherry salmon. More

Common names

Cherry salmon in English
Salmon in English
台湾马苏大麻哈鱼(樱花吻鲑) in Mandarin Chinese
台湾鳟 in Mandarin Chinese
台灣馬蘇大麻哈魚(櫻花吻鮭) in Mandarin Chinese
台灣鱒 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Salmoniformes
Family : Salmonidae
Genus : Oncorhynchus
Species : Oncorhynchus masou masou
Authority : Brevoort, 1856