Our North American
Salmon produces a vivid red, semi-transparent caviar that is initially
buttery to the palate, followed by a rich aftertaste as the roes
burst. The pearl-sized roes are amongst the largest in size of any
Salmon” (oncorhynchus keta) is native to the Pacific Ocean and North
America. Like all salmon, the Chum Salmon returns to its spawning
grounds in fresh water rivers throughout the North American west coast.
Full maturity is reached between the ages of 3 and 5 years, with an
average weight of 10-16 pounds, and around 3 feet in length.