Salmon (color)


Salmon (color)
The flesh of the salmon fish is salmon colored.
Salmon
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #FA8072
RGBB (r, g, b) (250, 128, 114)
HSV (h, s, v) (14°, 52%, 100%)
Source X11[1][2]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Salmon a range of pale pinkish-orange to light pink colors, named after the color of salmon flesh.

The web color salmon is displayed at right.

The first recorded use of salmon as a color name in English was in 1776. [3]

The actual color of salmon flesh varies from almost white to deep pink, depending on their levels of the carotenoid astaxanthin due to how rich a diet of krill and shrimp the fish feeds on; salmon raised on fish farms are given artificial coloring in their food.[4]

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Variations of salmon

Light salmon

Light salmon
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #FFA07A
RGBB (r, g, b) (255, 160, 122)
HSV (h, s, v) (14°, 62%, 100%)
Source X11[1][2]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The color light salmon is displayed at right.


Dark salmon

Dark salmon
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #E9967A
RGBB (r, g, b) (233, 150, 122)
HSV (h, s, v) (15°, 48%, 91%)
Source X11[1][2]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The color dark salmon is displayed at the right.

This is a color that resembles the color Salmon, but is darker. Like the web colors light salmon and salmon shown above, it is used in HTML and CSS.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c W3C TR CSS3 Color Module, SVG color keywords
  2. ^ a b c W3C TR SVG 1.0, recognized color keyword names
  3. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 203; Color Sample of Salmon: Page 43 Plate 10 Color Sample A7
  4. ^ "Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Animal Nutrition on the use of canthaxanthin in feedingstuffs for salmon and trout, laying hens, and other poultry." (PDF). European Commission - Health & Consumer Protection Directorate. pp. 6–7. http://ec.europa.eu/food/fs/sc/scan/out81_en.pdf. Retrieved 2008-10-31. 

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