Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Fact of the Day: Salmo

The fish salmon's name is derived from the Latin word "salmo". Salmo may of been derived itself from the word "salire" meaning "to leap". 

27 comments:

  1. Mmm... Raw salmon is the best.

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  2. I took Latin in high school and never learned that.

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  3. I don't know why, but I thought salmon was only found in North American.

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  4. I saw video of them leaping on this nature show I was watching a few months back...it was awesome.

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  5. Very interesting , I would have never thought! Kisses:)

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  6. Interesting! They sure live up to their name!

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  7. I have been eating salmon for a long time now, but I didn't know that it's name means " to leap". Now I know:)

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  8. I have been eating salmon for a long time now, but I didn't know that it's name means " to leap". Now I know:)

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  9. Nice one Adam, good old latin, ha ha.

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  10. I would like to see the salmon once making its way upstream.

    Greetings,
    Filip

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  11. thank you for your sweet comment
    interesting post btw
    xoxo

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  12. Beautiful photo of the leaping salmon.
    Greetings Irma

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