sockeye salmon means: The sockeye salmon is prized for its red flesh and canning potential. Also called the redeye salmon. “. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does sockeye salmon mean?

Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) It is found in the northern Pacific coast waters and has a silvery-colored body, with small black spots and a dark blueish back. Before spawning, both sexes become red. (in Merlin Dictionary)