KOKANEE (Oncorhynchus nerka) is a sockeye salmon (see SALMON, PACIFIC) that spends its entire life in fresh water. It occurs throughout much of the range of anadromous sockeye and in some landlocked headwater lakes. The kokanee is a popular freshwater game fish, quite widely distributed over the south central and coastal portions of the province. It is prized for its table quality; smoked kokanee is delicious. The kokanee is similiar in most regards to the anadromous sockeye but it is much...

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