clupeid fish

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Noun1.clupeid fish - any of numerous soft-finned schooling food fishes of shallow waters of northern seas
malacopterygian, soft-finned fish - any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
Clupeidae, family Clupeidae - herrings; shad; sardines; etc.
shad - herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to fresh water to spawn
Alosa pseudoharengus, Pomolobus pseudoharengus, alewife - shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus
Brevoortia tyrannis, menhaden - shad-like North American marine fishes used for fish meal and oil and fertilizer
Clupea harangus, herring - commercially important food fish of northern waters of both Atlantic and Pacific
sardine - any of various small edible herring or related food fishes frequently canned
Sardina pilchardus, pilchard, sardine - small fishes found in great schools along coasts of Europe; smaller and rounder than herring
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Because of the often-limited supply and expense of clupeid fish baits, a fish + formulated bait combination can extend the supply of fish while maintaining a high bait margin.
DEPM has so far been applied mainly to some clupeid fish populations and is expected to be applied to other fish species including demersal fish (Stratoudakis et al.