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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Others like the Conservancy Hornby Island is calling for a shutdown of the Pacific herring roe fishery scheduled to operate in the Strait of Georgia in March, to ensure there is enough food for whales and salmon.
Other kinds of calls, such as those linked to hunting Pacific herring, may be unique to humpbacks in the North Pacific.
It occurred in the vicinity of Minke Whales and schools of Pacific Herring in eastern Juan De Fuca Strait on several days, and photographs confirmed lunge feeding behavior on at least 1 d (Fig.
In Pacific herring, which belongs to the same order (Clupeiformes) as Japanese anchovy, intensive studies related to the initiation of sperm motility have been conducted [10,31].
Pacific Herring are mature between three and four years of age.
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.m., Friday.
Techniques are demonstrated with two examples from Alaska, one on Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii)-baleen whale dynamics and one on strategic research planning for Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha).
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).
Pacific sand lance; Pacific herring, Clupea pal las ii; and slender eelblenny, Lumpenus fabricii, were each represented at 5% FO (Table 2).

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