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Pink Salmon

Also Known As : Humpback salmon
Technical Name : Oncorhynchus gorbuscha


Taste Profile

It has mild flavour.


Pink salmon is an iconic fish species of the North Pacific Ocean. It reaches lengths of 30 inches and weights of 15 pounds. It has pink coloured flesh. It has a shiny silver skin with bluish back, very small tail and black spots on the their tail.

Health benefits

  • Pink salmon contains protein which helps in the maintenance and repair of cells.(1)
  • It also contains omega-3 fatty acids that can prevent heart disease.(1)
  • Pink salmon also provide relief from arthritis. -It contains vitamin B12 which aids in neurological function, DNA synthesis and red cell formation.(1)
  • Pink salmon contains vitamin D which can lower the chances of osteoporosis, certain types of cancer, diabetes, hypertension and multiple sclerosis.(1)

Selection Guide

Look for fresh ,soft and delicate pink salmon with smaller flake size.

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