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Oncorhynchus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Oncorhynchus
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.493.817.750.705.580
B01.050.150.900.493.817.750.825.580
Unique ID
D017683
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017683
Scope Note
A genus of the family SALMONIDAE (salmons and trouts). They are named for their hooked (onco) nose (rhynchus). They are usually anadromous and occasionally inhabit freshwater. They can be found in North Pacific coastal areas from Japan to California and adjacent parts of the Arctic Ocean. Salmon and trout are popular game and food fish. Various species figure heavily in genetic, metabolism, and hormone research.
Registry Number
txid8016
Previous Indexing
Fishes (1966-1967)
Salmon (1973-1993)
Salmonidae (1968-1972)
Public MeSH Note
94; was see SALMON 1987-93
Online Note
use SALMON to search ONCORHYNCHUS 1987-93
History Note
94; was see SALMON 1987-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Oncorhynchus Preferred
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