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Herring Clupea harengus Length to 40cm<br />
Shoal-forming, economically important fish. Favours open seas but sometimes found inshore. Adult is streamlined, blue-grey above and silvery on sides. Dorsal fin starts in front of pelvic fin. Widespread but rather scarce, numbers much reduced in recent years due to overfishing.
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Herring Clupea harengus Length to 40cm
Shoal-forming, economically important fish. Favours open seas but sometimes found inshore. Adult is streamlined, blue-grey above and silvery on sides. Dorsal fin starts in front of pelvic fin. Widespread but rather scarce, numbers much reduced in recent years due to overfishing.

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Date: 28 Jul 2006
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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