King Salmon - Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

Finfish  <<  King Salmon

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of King Salmon,  Oncorhynchus tshawytscha


California to Alaska


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