from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A herring.
  • n. [capitalized] An Aldrovandine genus of herrings. See Clupea.


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  • Juveniles and adults feed in the area; polar cod in the north - and northeasternmost parts, saithe and herring (Clupea harengus) in the southwest, as well as the easternmost Norwegian Sea and off the Norwegian coast.

    Fisheries and aquaculture in the Northeast Atlantic (Barents and Norwegian Seas)

  • Variation in abundance of Norwegian spring-spawning herring (Clupea harengus, Clupeidae) throughout the 20th century and the influence of climatic fluctuations.

    Past variability in Arctic marine systems

  • There are many species of Clupeidae, with varying sizes and tastes, from the Atlantic herring, Clupea harengus, to the pilchard much loved in England, and often served in tomato sauce, to the tiny sprat, best smoked and eaten bones and all.

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  • Cold-water species of fresh and salt-water origin are the white fish Baltic herring Clupea harengus, salmon Salmo salar, four-horned sculpin and eel pout Zoarces viviparus.

    Kvarken Archipelago High Coast, Finland and Sweden

  • Non-salmonid species, namely Pacific herring Clupea harengus, surf smelt Hypomesus pretiosus, night smelt Spirinchus starksi, staghorn sculpin Leptocottus armatus and shiner surfperch Cymatogaster aggregata and federally endangered tidewater goby Eucyclogobius newberryi also occur.

    Redwood National Park, United States

  • Let us at least be thankful that whitebait by any other name would eat as nice; that science has not a single whisper to breathe against their connection with lemon; and that whether they are really the young of _Clupea harengus_ or not, the supply at Billingsgate shows no symptom of falling short of the demand.

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  • Engelhard GH, Heino M (2004) Maturity changes in Norwegian spring-spawning herring Clupea harengus: compensatory or evolutionary responses?

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  • For example, (1) commercial fish landings in Canada decreased from 1.61 million tonnes in 1989 to 1.00 million tonnes in 1998 [14]; (2) the five-fold decline in the cod (Gadus morhua) stock in the Arctic Ocean between about 1945 and the early 1990s; and (3) the huge decline (more than 20-fold) in the herring (Clupea harengus) stock in the Norwegian Sea [15].

    Human impacts on the biodiversity of the Arctic

  • Clupea harengus L.) in relation to population structure.

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