Definition of blueback in English:

blueback

Line breaks: blue|back

noun

chiefly North American
A bird or fish, especially a trout or a sockeye salmon, having a bluish back.
More example sentences
  • Waters up on the Appalachian Trail to the south hold Sunapee trout - a rare cousin of the blueback trout found only in a few Maine ponds.
  • Some other common names for Oncorhynchus kisutch are coho, silver, blueback, and hook nose salmon.
  • Paddling over the six sets of rapids created by the dam removal, you think of the blueback herring that spawn in fast whitewater.

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