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 for sawqui
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nerka \Ner"ka\, n. [Russ. niarka, prob. fr. native name.]
     (Zool.)
     The most important salmon of Alaska ({Oncorhinchus nerka),
     ascending in spring most rivers and lakes from Alaska to
     Oregon, Washington, and Idaho; -- called also red salmon,
     redfish, blueback, and sawqui.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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