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Why are my wild king salmon filets different colors?

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Why are my wild king salmon filets different colors?

fldhkybnva | Feb 10, 2013 11:58 AM

I bought a few filets of wild king salmon yesterday, but decided I am hungrier than I thought and went back for a bit more this morning. When I got home I noticed that they were quite different colors - the filets from yesterday are the classic crayon "salmon" color like a pinkish-orange hue and the other filets are much darker red-orange closer to the color that I usually see with sockeye. I am sure this has some biological explanation but was just interested if anyone knew.

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