Pacific herring

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Noun1.Pacific herring - important food fish of the northern Pacific
Clupea, genus Clupea - type genus of the Clupeidae: typical herrings
Clupea harangus, herring - commercially important food fish of northern waters of both Atlantic and Pacific
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RFC is Russia's largest national fish harvester with estimated total catch of more than 303,000 metric tons in 2017, including 226,300t of Alaska pollock and 65,500t of Pacific herring.
The shares of cod and haddock quotas for the construction of fish processing coastal enterprises and vessels for the Northern fisheries basin, as well as pollock, Pacific herring, cod, flounder, mackerel, Commander squid, macrourus, navaga, white halibut for the construction of fish processing plants for the Far East fishery swimming pool.
Although the Pacific herring sperm did not move in seawater when released for spawning, they started moving near unfertilized eggs through the action of herring sperm activating protein (HSAP) contained in OF [32], and entered an egg micropyle through the action of sperm motility initiating factor (SMIF), which is present near the micropyle [31,33].
The species identified above 10% FO included North Pacific Hake (Merluccius productus), Pacific Herring (Clupea pallasii), and Shiner Perch (Cymatogaster aggregata) (Table 3).
Madonna Moss, an anthropology professor at Oregon, will discuss the archaeology of Pacific herring during a free presentation by the Eugene Natural History Society at 7:30 p.
The most frequently wounded fishes were non-native American shad (Alosa sapidissima), subyearling Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha), shiner perch (Cymatogaster aggregata), and Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii).
In the Pacific herring, a clutch of oocytes at the cortical alveolus stage appeared from June, developed to yolk globule stages in October, and was distinguished from residual non-vitellogenic oocytes.
Individuals were observed eating smaller prey items off the surface of the kelp which were later identified as fish eggs, most likely belonging to Pacific herring (Clupea pallasi).
Pacific herring, Clupea pallasi Valenciennes, 1847, eggs and embryos provide a convenient model for investigating the effects of sediment loads on sessile or attached organisms.
Pacific herring, Clupea pallasii; and bay pipefish, Syngnathus leptorhynchus).
Up to 2,000 wintering sea lions come to gorge on Pacific herring in Baynes Sound, off southeast Vancouver Island.

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