eggs on beach
School of herring fry in Waquoit bay
Found on sea weed at low tide.
Connor and Rowan caught 59 herring down at Crescent Harbor.
Herring roe on kelp cast on the shore near Agua Vista park.
Shoals of Pacific Herring are just off shore of the bay today. There are dozens of fisherman catching them with nets thrown from boats or from the pier at Agua Vista park. The sea lions are down here to hunt, as well.
Caught seine netting for sand lances off Jackson beach.
long, silver scaled
Clupea is genus of planktivorous bony fish belonging to the family Clupeidae, commonly known as herrings. They are found in the shallow, temperate waters of the North Pacific and the North Atlantic oceans, including the Baltic Sea. Three species of Clupea are recognized. The main taxa, the Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) and the Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii) may each be divided into subspecies. Herrings are forage fish moving in vast schools, coming in spring to the...