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Definition of nerka

Nerka
Nerka Ner"ka, n. [Russ. niarka, prob. fr. native name.] (Zo["o]l.) The most important salmon of Alaska (Oncorhinchus nerka), ascending in spring most rivers and lakes from Alaska to Oregon, Washington, and Idaho; -- called also red salmon, redfish, blueback, and sawqui.
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Redfish Red"fish` (r[e^]d"f[i^]sh`), n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The blueback salmon of the North Pacific; -- called also nerka. See Blueback (b) . (b) The rosefish. (c) A large California labroid food fish (Trochocopus pulcher); -- called also fathead. (d) The red bass, red drum, or drumfish. See the Note under Drumfish.

Meaning of nerka from wikipedia

- Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), also called red salmon, kokanee salmon, or blueback salmon, is an anadromous species of salmon found in the Northern...
- USS Nerka may refer to: USS Nerka (SS-380), a United States Navy submarine authorized during World War II; her construction contract was canceled in July...
- The kokanee salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), also known as the kokanee trout, little redfish, silver trout, kikanning, Kennerly's salmon, Kennerly's trout...
- related to the sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka, and has been earlier treated as its subspecies O. nerka kawamurae. The fish was thought to have gone...
- The Balao-cl**** was a successful design of United States Navy submarine used during World War II, and with 120 units completed, the largest cl**** of submarines...
- sea patrol. He single-mindedly trains the crew of his new boat, the USS Nerka, to return to the Bungo Straits and sink Bungo Pete, in spite of the Navy's...
- Chinook (King) salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Coastal cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki clarki) Westslope cutthroat...
- Nerka Lake is a lake in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska. In August 2010, a bush plane left from a fishing lodge on the lake and crashed nearby. The crash...
- average weight of 1.6 to 1.8 kg (3.5 to 4.0 lb). Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) are also known in the US as red salmon. This lake-rearing species is found...
- late September through mid-October, mature sockeye salmon (Oncorhyncus nerka) transform from silver-blue color to a fiery vermilion, and run up Taylor...
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