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herring Herring

Alternative Name
Atlantic herring
Irish Name Scadán
Latin Name Clupea harengus
Environment Pelagic
Importance Commercial
Depth(m) 0-200
Max Length(cm) 45(cl)
Benthopelagic

Atlantic coasts from Bay of Biscay northward to Greenland, Iceland, Spitzbergen, White Sea, Barents Sea, Baltic Sea

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