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  Herring Biology - What is a herring?
The Atlantic herring is a relatively small fish that schools in waters of northern latitudes, filtering plankton from the water.
Atlantic herring spawn in the spring and fall whereas Pacific herring are strictly spring spawners.
Herring are pelagic, fish that inhabit the open sea and offshore banks for most of their lives.
www.gma.org /herring/biology/what/default.asp   (1341 words)

  WDFW -- WA State Forage Fish: Pacific Herring
Herring were included in the 1974 "Boldt Decision" regarding Native American fishing rights, and local stocks and fisheries are cooperatively monitored and managed by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and local area Tribal governments.
Herring spawning stock size fluctuations are primarily influenced by ecological factors that affect survival, and to a smaller extent growth.
Therefore, conservation of herring spawning habitat, and minimizing disturbance in the prespawning holding areas is key to the preservation of the herring stocks inside Puget Sound.
www.wdfw.wa.gov /fish/forage/herring.htm   (2412 words)

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A herring is a type of small oily fish found in the temperate, shallow waters of the North Atlantic.
Herring is one of various species of fishes of the genus Clupea especially the Atlantic herring (English herring) (Clupea harengus).
A kipper is a split and smoked herring, and a bloater is a whole smoked herring.
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 herring - HighBeam Encyclopedia
HERRING [herring] common name for members of the large, widely distributed family Clupeidae, comprising many species of marine and fresh-water food fishes, including the sardine (Sardinia), the menhaden (Brevoortia), and the shad (Alosa).
The larger herrings are dried, smoked, salted, or pickled and sold in nearly all parts of the world under such names as bloaters, kippers, and red herrings.
Herring ban targets food chain mainstay ; Regulators say a June-to- September fishing ban in coastal waters is needed to protect stocks in the Gulf of Maine.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/h1/herring.asp   (667 words)

 Susan Herring's Homepage
Herring, S. C., and Paolillo, J. Gender and genre variation in weblogs.
Herring, S. C., Scheidt, L. A., Kouper, I., and Wright, E. Longitudinal content analysis of weblogs: 2003-2004.
Herring, S. C., Ogan, C., Ahuja, M., and Robinson, J. Gender and the culture of computing in applied IT education.
www.slis.indiana.edu /faculty/herring   (317 words)

 Herring Fisheries Home Page: Division of Commercial Fisheries - Alaska Fish and Game
Gulf of Alaska herring are genetically distinct from Bering Sea herring (Grant and Utter 1984) and are smaller and non-migratory, generally moving less than 100 miles among spawning, feeding, and wintering grounds.
Reduction fisheries which “reduce” herring to meal and oil began initially in Southeast Alaska, where a plant at Killisnoo in Chatham Strait was producing 30,000 gallons of herring oil annually by 1882.
The commercial catch of herring for bait in Alaska began around 1900 and remained relatively stable, typically 4–6 million lb (1,800–2,700 mt) per year, in spite of very large fluctuations in the herring catch for the reduction, foreign, and sac roe fisheries.
www.cf.adfg.state.ak.us /geninfo/finfish/herring/herrhome.php   (743 words)

 herring - Allrecipes
Herring are generally small (ranging between 1/4 and 1 pound) and silvery.
Bismarck herring are unskinned fillets that have been cured in a mixture of vinegar, sugar, salt and onions.
Schmaltz herring are mature, higher-fat herring that are filleted and preserved in brine.
allrecipes.com /howto/herring/detail.aspx   (371 words)

 Status of Fisheries Resources off Northeastern United States - Atlantic Herring
Development of large-scale fisheries for adult herring is comparatively recent, primarily occurring in the western Gulf of Maine, on Georges Bank, and on the Scotian Shelf.
Gulf of Maine herring migrate from summer feeding grounds along the Maine coast to southern New England and Mid-Atlantic areas during winter, with larger individuals tending to migrate further distances.
By age 2, juvenile herring are fully vulnerable to coastal fisheries using both fixed and mobile gear.
www.nefsc.noaa.gov /sos/spsyn/pp/herring   (1098 words)

 The Herring
The herring has smooth gill covers, and moderately blunt keel scales along the edge of the belly, whereas the pilchard and the shads have radiating lines on the gill covers, and the sprat has pointed keel scales that feel prickly when a finger is run along the belly.
Herring are not normally gutted at sea, because it is impracticable to handle the large numbers of small fish coming aboard in a short time; chilling or freezing soon after capture is therefore all the more important to prevent spoilage.
Herring can be frozen satisfactorily in vertical plate freezers in blocks 50-100 mm thick; in one method an open polythene bag is placed between the plates, herring are poured into the bag, and the voids in the block filled with water.
www.fao.org /wairdocs/tan/x5933e/x5933e01.htm   (2547 words)

 The California Herring Fishery: An example of success and sustainability   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The annual return of Pacific herring to San Francisco Bay supports a commercial fishery which is considered to be one of the last urban fisheries in America.
Because Pacific herring are relatively short-lived (maximum age is nine for San Francisco Bay herring) the success (or survival) of each year’s cohort (or crop) of new fish has a large influence on determining the size of the population.
Herring abundance is closely tied to Bay and ocean productivity, which, in turn, affects the abundance of zooplankton, a main food source for herring.
www.dfg.ca.gov /MRD/herring/oc_article.html   (1603 words)

 Herring - Silver of the Sea | Icelandic Herring Era Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Herring (clupea harengus) is found only in northern waters, and has from time immemorial been one the earth's most utilised marine resources.
Herring was considered so important that in 1673 Britain and Holland used their navies in a dispute over the control of herring grounds.
Legends also tell us that the fish of the deep chose the herring as their king, inspired no doubt by the herring's graceful swimming and its sheer beauty when its massed shoals sparkle like silver through the ocean waves.
herring.siglo.is /en/silver   (298 words)

 Art:21 . Oliver Herring . Biography . Documentary Film | PBS
Among Herring’s early works were his woven sculptures and performance pieces in which he knitted Mylar, a transparent and reflective material, into human figures, clothing, and furniture.
In a series of large-scale photographs, Herring documents strangers’ faces after hours of spitting colorful food dye, recording a moment of exhaustion and intensity that doubles as a form of abstract painting.
Herring’s use of photography takes an extreme turn in his most recent series of photo-sculptures.
www.pbs.org /art21/artists/herring/index.html   (296 words)

Herring has a prominent place on the smörgåsbord, on open-faced sandwiches, marinated and in salads, and in cold and hot dishes.
Herring bones are found in food middens uncovered by archeologists studying Neolithic settlements.
Herring salad (sillsalad): served as a cold molded salad.
scandinaviancooking.com /articles/herring.htm   (395 words)

 All About Birds
The Herring Gull is the quintessential basic "seagull," with no distinctive characters that immediately set it apart from other gull species.
The Herring Gull is part of a complex of large, white-headed gulls that breed across the northern hemisphere.
The Herring Gull has extended its breeding range southward along the Atlantic Coast, and may be displacing the more southern Laughing Gull from some areas.
www.birds.cornell.edu /programs/AllAboutBirds/BirdGuide/Herring_Gull.html   (347 words)

 Lake Herring/Fish of the Great Lakes by Wisconsin Sea Grant
In fact, as a forage fish, they were to lake trout and other aquatic predators what the rabbit has always been to land predators.
In the last century, herring provided some of the largest catches from the Great Lakes and, when salted down or smoked for preservation, provisioned much of the developing country.
However, with the alewife and smelt in decline in the 1980s, herring populations are once more thriving near the Apostle Islands and other regions of western Lake Superior, where Minnesota is stocking them.
www.seagrant.wisc.edu /greatlakesfish/lakeherring.html   (185 words)

 Auke Bay Laboratory Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Research - Pacific Herring: Review and Synthesis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Reproductive condition of herring in Prince William Sound was assessed in 1995; adult herring and eggs were also experimentally exposed to oil.
In laboratory tests, pre-spawn herring were negatively impacted by exposure to oil, principally by suppression of the immune system and increased expression of disease.
In contrast, exposure of incubating eggs to comparably weathered oil caused significant morphological defects at 9 ppb, and effects of more weathered oil were significant at concentrations as low as 0.2 ppb polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons; chromosomal aberrations were observed at 0.7 ppb.
www.afsc.noaa.gov /abl/OilSpill/herring.htm   (221 words)

 When will herring get respect? - Boston.com
She goes on to argue its health advantages -- omega rich and helpful in staving off some cancers in women -- and the company's all-natural, wild-caught products.
Arranged attractively along a bed of ice were as many as 10 different salads --all composed of herring.
Pickled herring, herring in red wine sauce, herring with cucumbers in cream sauce, and so on.
www.boston.com /ae/food/dishing/2006/09/when_will_herri.html   (282 words)

 Discovery Channel :: News - Animals :: Whales Slap Flatulent Prey
June 20,2006 — Norwegian killer whales slap their tails underwater to disorient and kill herring, which sometimes defend themselves from the assault by disappearing under the cover of their own bubbly flatulence, according to a new study.
The study is one of two papers presented at the recent Acoustical Society of America Meeting in Rhode Island that addressed some of the clever techniques whales employ to catch their dinner.
As for the herring flatulence, Diachok agreed the fish may do this to facilitate escape, but he said it also might just be inadvertent.
dsc.discovery.com /news/2006/06/20/whaleslap_ani.html?category=animals&guid=20060620123030   (448 words)

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 RED HERRING | The Business of Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Herring Break Wind to Communicate, Study Suggests   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The fish were caught locally and transferred to large laboratory tanks where their behavior was monitored using hydrophones and infrared video cameras.
What seems to trigger the noise is darkness and high fish densities, suggesting that herring use farting as a means of communication.
Herring may use an unusual form of communication—flatulence—to form protective shoals at night without giving away their location to predators, according to a recent study.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2003/11/1110_031110_herringfarts.html   (786 words)

 Augustus M. Herring
He and Chanute argued that point in years subsequent, but Herring, along with Avery, did most of the flying and testing.
Of course, he, and a small handful of followers, some of whom are alive today, maintain that he was the true inventor of heavier than air flight, and flew before the Wright Brothers.
Crouch of the Air and Space Museum, bristles at this suggestion, no doubt with good reason, but to me, nonetheless, Herring is an intriguing subject.
www.earlyaviators.com /eherring.htm   (219 words)

 History of US foreign policy since World War II | International Communist Current
Even before the end of the war the American bourgeoisie was already preparing for the formation of a military bloc for the anticipated future confrontation with Stalinist Russia.
For example, some bourgeois commentators (Painter, Herring) have argued that the civil war in Greece in 1944 was a precursor of the future US-Russian confrontation.
This preoccupation with a future confrontation with Russian imperialism could be seen in the bickering and delays over the Allied invasion of Europe to relieve pressure on Russia by opening a second front in the west.
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 Red Herring - Glossary - Encyclopedia - Library - VC Experts
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 Herring Fishery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Considered one of the best state-managed fisheries in the country by the September 1999 issue of National Fisherman magazine, the commercial herring fishery is one of the few fisheries in California that undergo annual population assessments and subsequent regulatory change.
Like other short-lived coastal pelagic species, Pacific herring abundance fluctuates widely due to variable recruitment (the success of each year-class of new fish), making annual population assessments necessary for effective management.
Conservative harvest levels, careful control of the fishery since the early 1970s, and input from industry and other constituents, have also contributed to the success of this fishery.
www.dfg.ca.gov /mrd/herring   (346 words)

 Herring - AOL Music
There are 15 species of herring, the most abundant of which is the Atlantic herring, Clupea harengus.
The phrase red herring has a number of specific metaphorical meanings, all sharing a general concept: something being a diversion or distraction from the...
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