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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 | fish | Britannica.com


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



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 ...

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.

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 ...

The Herring


The herring is a pelagic fish, and may be found anywhere between 2 and 400 m below the surface of the sea. The female herring lays its eggs on the sea bed, ...

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 ...

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.

Blueback Herring - Profiles | Fishing | New Hampshire Fish and ...


Distribution: Blueback herring migrate from the ocean into Atlantic coastal rivers from Nova Scotia to Florida. In New Hampshire, blueback herring historically ...

Fish ID - Herring - Nebraska Game and ParksNebraska Game and ...


Fish ID – Herring ... One of the most common questions I answer is who to call when some fish or game violation is observed while on the water or in the field. [ …].

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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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 ...

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 ...

Herring or Sardines? - Ask Dr. Weil


Jul 18, 2011 ... There's not a big difference between sardines and herring. In fact, "sardine" means "small fish." (The fish in question were named after Sardinia, ...