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Shopping List Superfoods: Salmon

Salmon is the common name for several species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae. Other fish in the same family include trout, char, grayling and whitefish. Salmon are native to tributaries of the North Atlantic (genus Salmo) and Pacific Ocean (genus Oncorhynchus). Many species of salmon have been introduced into non-native environments such as the Great Lakes of North America and Patagonia in South America. Salmon are intensively farmed in many parts of the world.

Some Salmon Facts:

  • Salmon are rich in essential vitamins and can decrease the risk of coronary disease.

  • There are 6 species of Pacific Salmon and only 1 Atlantic species.

  • Salmon are called "FRY" when emerging from their eggs.

  • Salmon have an average of 2500 eggs, but can have up to 7000.

  • The largest salmon caught is 126 lbs.

  • Salmon can travel up to 3500 miles to spawn.

  • The energy to travel all those miles come from their stored bodyfat.

  • Salmon DO NOT eat while migrating up stream.

  • Some types of Salmon are listed on the endangered list.

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