Clupea harangus

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Noun1.Clupea harangus - commercially important food fish of northern waters of both Atlantic and Pacific
food fish - any fish used for food by human beings
clupeid, clupeid fish - any of numerous soft-finned schooling food fishes of shallow waters of northern seas
Clupea, genus Clupea - type genus of the Clupeidae: typical herrings
Atlantic herring, Clupea harengus harengus - important food fish; found in enormous shoals in the northern Atlantic
Clupea harengus pallasii, Pacific herring - important food fish of the northern Pacific
herring - valuable flesh of fatty fish from shallow waters of northern Atlantic or Pacific; usually salted or pickled