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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 »

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?


There are several species of fish in the herring family. Typically, herring are small , streamlined, schooling "planktivores," or plankton-feeders. The nearly 200 true ...

Herring Biology - Ecology


Many species of fish, bird, and marine mammal rely on herring as a source of food. Herring, which filter tiny zooplankton such as the copepods out of the water,  ...

Pacific Herring Uses, Alaska Department of Fish and Game


Uses of Pacific herring in Alaska such as hunting, fishing, viewing, subsistence and other commercial uses.

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 ...

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 ...

Herring | Seafood Selector


These small fish swim in large schools and are related to shads, sardines and menhadens. Strong joint management between the U.S. and Canada helped ...

Herring and Nutrition | LIVESTRONG.COM


Feb 5, 2014 ... While the American Heart Association recommends consuming fish twice a week, not all types of fish are equally beneficial. This is one time ...

herring | fish | Britannica.com


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