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Easy

 

What is another name for pink salmon?

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Answer ...

Humpback or Humpie.

Moderate

 

Most Pacific salmon have scientific names based on which language?

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The scientific name for Chinook or King salmon is Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

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Russian

Most Difficult

 

Which kind of salmon is sometimes called "calico" salmon because of the pattern of colors of spawning adults?

 

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Chum (also called dog and keta salmon)