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Old 10-22-2002, 04:18 PM
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Chum salmon are also known as Dog salmon for some obscure reason.
2 reasons...not so obscure, I don't think.

One reason is the big, nasty canine teeth the males develop in freshwater. The other is that the fish has traditionally been harvested to feed sled dog teams through the winter.
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