Atlantic herring

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Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) is one of the most abundant species of fish on the planet. They can be found on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean congregating together in large schools. More

the Atlantic herring can grow to about 46 cm (18 inches) and weigh up to 1.5 pounds (680 g), and Pacific herring grow to about 38 cm (15 inches). More

Atlantic herring is a vital source of food for commercially and recreationally important fish stocks such as tuna, haddock, cod, striped bass, whiting, and dogfish as well as for seabirds, whales, seals, dolphins and porpoises. More

The Atlantic herring fishery has long been an important part of the economy of New England and the Canadian Maritime provinces. More

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The Atlantic herring has scales that are rounded in shape, minimizing drag. These scales are iridescent shades of blue, green, and violet on the sides and white or silvery towards the belly, but slowly lose their iridescence when out of the water. More

Atlantic herring, Clupea harengus, are an important forage species for many fish, marine mammal and seabirds; they are also a highly valued commercial fishery for both domestic and foreign fishing fleets. More

* Atlantic herring populations have recovered from a sharp population decline in the 1970s, as a result of strong joint management by the U.S. and Canada. More

The North Atlantic herring is split into many stocks, based on where and when they spawn. Historically, the largest of these stocks is the Atlanto-Scandian herring (also called the Norwegian spring spawning herring). This stock spawns along the coast of central Norway. More

Atlantic herring is a major forage species off the northeast coast of North America, feeding valuable groundfish such as cod, hake, haddock, flounder, monkfish, and dogfish, pelagic fish species such as bluefin tuna, swordfish, and bluefish, as well as striped bass, black sea More

Atlantic herring habitat What is a Herring? | Distribution | Life Cycle | Ecology Home | Biology | Harvest and Processing | Research | Resources | Site Map | About this Site This page was last updated on , More

The Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) is one of nearly 200 herring species in the family Clupeidae. More

Atlantic Herring campaign manager for the Pew Environment Group, and director of the Herring Alliance. “Currently, there is great uncertainty about how much sea herring are killed by industrial herring trawlers each year. More

Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) in the Scotia-Fundy region and the role that oceanographic processes may play in explaining the structure, or lack thereof. Fisheries related genetic studies, until very recently, frequently failed to address oceanographic processes as genetic structuring agents. More

There are concerns that Atlantic herring is being overfished, which may impact marine mammals, seabirds and fishes that also depend on this species. Consumer Note Most of the U.S. More

The Atlantic herring is a pelagic schooling clupeid ranging in the Northwest Atlantic from Greenland and Labrador south to Cape Hatteras (Bigelow and Schroeder 1953). In U.S. More

The Atlantic herring, Clupea harengus, is widely distributed in continental shelf waters of the Northeast Atlantic, from Labrador to Cape Hatteras. Important commercial fisheries for juvenile herring (ages 1 to 3) exist along the coasts of Maine and New Brunswick. More

The Atlantic herring fishery is managed by the New England Fishery Management Council. This fishery is in the process of going through a major shift. More

* Atlantic herring populations have recovered substantially from the very low levels of the 1970s, and overfishing is not occurring. More

There has been no directed fishery for Atlantic Herring on George's Bank since that time. Estimates of the stock biomass (all ages) for the coastal stock complex were in excess of 1 million MT before the collapse associated with the Georges Bank fishery. More

The Atlantic Herring Campaign seeks to reform the fishery in ways that will also protect the broader ecosystem in which it operates. The campaign’s current focus is on the development of a comprehensive catch and bycatch monitoring program. More

Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) have a long history as food fish and bait fish in both Europe and North America. These small pelagic fish are found on both sides of the North Atlantic. More

Atlantic herring are small pelagic fish that are harvested for food. Herring are also important as bait for blue crabs, lobsters and larger fish. More

Atlantic herringAtlantic herring - important food fish; found in enormous shoals in the northern AtlanticClupea harengus harengusClupea, genus Clupea - type genus of the Clupeidae: typical herringsClupea harangus, herring - commercially important food fish of northern waters of both Atlantic and Pacific More

Under the spawning closure, commercial harvest of Atlantic herring in Management Area 1A, within the jurisdiction of New Hampshire, will be restricted from 12:01 a.m. on September 21 through 12:01 a.m. October 20, 2008. More

Atlantic Herring Landing Days Announced; Quota Now Allocated by Season DURHAM, N.H. More

Atlantic herring - Definition = Atlantic herring Clupea harengus is the most abundant fish species of the world, living in large schools (swarm). More

Common names

Belomorskaya sel'd' in Russian (русский язык)
White Sea herring in English

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Order : Clupeiformes
Family : Clupeidae
Genus : Clupea
Species : Clupea pallasii pallasii
Authority : Valenciennes, 1847