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Scientific Name: Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

Acceptable Market Name(s): Salmon, Chinook or King or Spring (*)
Regulation: 21 CFR 161.170
Common Name: Chinook Salmon
Scientific Name: Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
DNA Sequence Data: DNA
Regulatory Fish Encyclopedia (RFE) Photos and Data: RFE
Hazard Information: HAZ
ITIS TSN (see note below): TSN 161980
Vernacular Name(s) (See note below.*): Tee Salmon
Winter Salmon
Quinnat Salmon
King Salmon
Spring Salmon

* Note: The Vernacular Name(s) (if any listed above) are for CROSS REFERENCE ONLY, and generally not acceptable
for product labeling in interstate commerce. Their use may result in seafood misbranding.

# Note: The Taxonomic Serial Number (TSN) link (if available) provides access to taxonomic information for this species
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