Sockeye salmon are called red or blueback salmon and are six pounds on average. They are abundantly caught by net fishermen and in smaller quantities by troll fishermen. Sockeye are available fresh, frozen, and frozen at sea. The term red salmon stems from the fish’s bright red meat color. To learn more about sockeye salmon please visit this link.
Major catch areas: Alaska, Canada, Washington, Oregon, California, Russia and Japan
Seasonality: Typically May through September, depending on the area.
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