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    • Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens
  • Spanish
    • Sardinas y arenques
  • Scientific Names
    • Clupeidae

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

American shad Alosa sapidissima

Observer

dreierj

Date

April 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Pacific herring Clupea pallasii

Observer

dreierj

Date

April 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

cyric

Date

April 13, 2014 06:05 PM EDT

Description

River Herring trapped at the Indian Run Reservoir dam. They need to be manually lifted over. Either an Alewife (A. pseudoharengus) or a Blueback Herring (A. aestivalis). I think it's likely a Blueback, but can't be sure without a close examination.

Photos / Sounds

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What

American gizzard shad Dorosoma cepedianum

Observer

fm5050

Date

March 18, 2014 05:10 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Pacific herring Clupea pallasii

Observer

davidffraser

Date

March 10, 2014

Description

Major spawing event. Attracted a large number of gulls (32,000 Glaucous-winged, 2,000 Thayer's Gulls and small numbers of other gulls). A lot of Pacific Herring eggs on the beach attached to a variety of species of algae.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific herring Clupea pallasii

Observer

staceyh

Date

March 12, 2014

Description

Herring roe washed up on the beach at Goose Spit Park in Comox BC. Tide at time of observation (11:00am) was low, but roe was observed at the previous high tide strand line.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Pacific herring Clupea pallasii

Observer

andrewp

Date

February 3, 2012

Description

An excellent account of the start of the spawning season in Howe Sound and view from the Cheif.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6acJgBc2EAE

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific herring Clupea pallasii

Observer

andrewp

Date

March 6, 2014

Description

The test vessel Ante B is assessing the Baynes Sound area today for herring roe fishery.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific herring Clupea pallasii

Observer

andrewp

Date

March 4, 2014

Description

Herring Roe Fishery actively harvesting.

Photos / Sounds

What

American gizzard shad Dorosoma cepedianum

Observer

smog

Date

October 22, 2013

Description

The Gizzard Shad (Dorosoma cepedianum) was introduced into Colorado River basin.

Photos / Sounds

What

Pacific herring Clupea pallasii

Observer

andrewp

Date

March 31, 2012

Description

March 31st 2012 kicked off a spawning event in the Saanich Inlet.

Deep Cove was spawned all around the perimeter of the cove with a large amount spawned on the creosote pilings on marina along with lots on different aquatic vegetation.

Video of the action! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPA67nGioQs

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

tobler

Date

February 28, 2009

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Description from Wikipedia

Clupeidae is the family of the herrings, shads, sardines, hilsa and menhadens. It includes many of the most important food fishes in the world.

No range data available.