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Herring - Wikipedia


Herring are forage fish, mostly belonging to the family Clupeidae. Herring often move in large schools around fishing banks and near the coast. The most ...

Herring Biology - What is a herring?


Herring are silvery fish with a single dorsal fin, no lateral line, and a protruding, ... Note that the much larger tarpon and wolf herring are provided with ...

Herring Vs. Sardines and the Benefits | Healthy Eating | SF Gate


Herrings and sardines are so similar that herrings are often canned and labeled as sardines. Both types of fish are good sources of vitamin D and zinc, but ...

SCDNR - Fish - Species - Blueback herring


Blueback herring (Alosa aestivalis) - Native. Description: (Anatomy of a Fish) The blueback herring has a bluish color on the upper side of its body with silver on ...

Pacific Herring Species Profile, Alaska Department of Fish and Game


General information about Pacific Herring in Alaska such as description, life history, range, habitat and more.

herring | fish | Britannica.com


Dec 14, 2009 ... Herring, species of slab-sided northern fish belonging to the family Clupeidae ( order Clupeiformes). The name herring refers to either the ...

Maryland Fish Facts - Maryland Department of Natural Resources

dnr2.maryland.gov/Fisheries/Pages/Fish-Facts.aspx?fishname=Alewife and Blueback Herring

Alewife and blueback herring are collectively termed "river herring" and can be difficult to distinguish from one another. Both alewife and blueback herring are ...

Why herring is good for you | Life and style | The Guardian


May 11, 2013 ... Herring used to be a staple fish in these isles, but it has long since been sidelined by more demure species that are less full-on fishy. That's not ...

River Herring


River herring is the general name for two species of fish commonly found in Rhode Island waters, the alewife and the blueback herring. They are similar to one ...

Fighting Over Herring—the Little Fish That Feeds Multitudes


Feb 12, 2015 ... Pacific herring stocks are shadows of their former abundance. But the Canadian government wants to reopen fishing off British Columbia.

Atlantic Herring
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes Family: Clupeidae Genus: Clupea
Species: Clupea harengus
Older references of Atlantic herring indicate that populations may move between different coastal regions after a number of years, disappearing off the coast of Norway, while showing up on the shores of Germany. This process... More »
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The herring is a fish of open waters, [page 89] traveling as a rule in schools of hundreds or thousands; single fish are seldom seen, or even small companies of a ...

Herring or Sardines? - Ask Dr. Weil


There's not a big difference between sardines and herring. In fact, “sardine” means “small fish.” (The fish in question were named after Sardinia, the second ...

Herrings - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation


Unusual among other New York freshwater fish, herring are anadromous, meaning they spend the bulk of their lives in the ocean and only return to freshwater to ...