King Salmon

Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

Seafood « King Salmon

King Salmon

Range:

California to Alaska

Seasonality:

Year-round, Spring to early fall with small openings during winter runs

Method of Capture:

Troll, Gillnet

Sustainability Consideration:

These fish need to spawn in fresh water. Waterway blockages and damage has put strain on the species.

Size Range:

8 to 30 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Rich, sweet, fatty mild ocean flavor with a creamy, firm texture

Cooking Tips:

grill, poach, bake, serve raw, pan roast, cure