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Descriptor English: Salmon
Descriptor Spanish: Salmón
Descriptor Portuguese: Salmão
Descriptor French: Saumon
Entry term(s): Chinook Salmon
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha
Oncorhynchus nerka
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
Pink Salmon
Salmo salmo
Salmon, Chinook
Salmon, Pink
Salmon, Sockeye
Sockeye Salmon
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.493.817.750.705
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012474
Scope note: Fish of the genera ONCORHYNCHUS and Salmo in the family SALMONIDAE. They are anadromous game fish, frequenting the coastal waters of both the North Atlantic and Pacific. They are known for their gameness as a sport fish and for the quality of their flesh as a table fish. (Webster, 3d ed).
Annotation: genera Oncorhynchus and Salmo may be either salmon or trout; check text; canned salmon = SALMON (IM) + FOOD PRESERVATION (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Salmonidae (1968-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72
DeCS ID: 12851
Unique ID: D012474
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Salmon - Preferred
Concept UI M0019384
Scope note Fish of the genera ONCORHYNCHUS and Salmo in the family SALMONIDAE. They are anadromous game fish, frequenting the coastal waters of both the North Atlantic and Pacific. They are known for their gameness as a sport fish and for the quality of their flesh as a table fish. (Webster, 3d ed).
Preferred term Salmon
Salmon, Sockeye - Narrower
Concept UI M0019386
Preferred term Salmon, Sockeye
Entry term(s) Oncorhynchus nerka
Sockeye Salmon
Salmon, Pink - Narrower
Concept UI M0019385
Preferred term Salmon, Pink
Entry term(s) Oncorhynchus gorbuscha
Pink Salmon
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha - Narrower
Concept UI M0019387
Preferred term Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
Entry term(s) Chinook Salmon
Salmon, Chinook
Salmo salmo - Narrower
Concept UI M0019383
Preferred term Salmo salmo



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