Color 33 - Dark Salmon 33. Dark Salmon
HTML Hex for Dark Salmon is #E9967A

Salmon is a range of pale pinkish-orange to light pink colors, named after the color of salmon flesh. This is a color that resembles the color salmon, but is darker.

The web color Dark Salmon is displayed at left.

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

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.

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