Salmon (Wild), Alaska Pink

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Species Name:
Oncorhynchus gorbusha
Sustainability Rating:

GreenGreen – Best Choice

What:

Also known as humpies, pinks are the most abundant (and smallest) of the commercially harvested salmon species of the Pacific Northwest.

When:
Available canned year-round; Available fresh mid-summer
Where/How:

Where – Alaska

How – Wild caught; gill net, purse seine

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsKeep in mind that pink salmon have the lowest fat content of the commercially harvested salmon species of the Pacific Northwest.

For Your Menu

MenuTry pink salmon in a pasta dish, salad or in a chowder. It’s also great for salmon patties!

 

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffCustomers love wild Alaska salmon and pink salmon is a way to get all the benefits of salmon at a more economical price.


For Your Retail Display

Retail Steer your budget conscious wild-salmon lovers toward the pink salmon – it’s a great way for them to enjoy wild Alaska salmon without breaking the piggy bank!