Definition of Pacific herring

1. Noun. Important food fish of the northern Pacific.

Exact synonyms: Clupea Harengus Pallasii
Group relationships: Clupea, Genus Clupea
Generic synonyms: Clupea Harangus, Herring

Definition of Pacific herring

1. Noun. A species of the herring family native to north Pacific Ocean from Japan to Baja California; ''Clupea pallasii''. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pacific Herring

Pacific Northwest
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Standard Time
Pacific Time
Pacific blackberries
Pacific blackberry
Pacific blackchin
Pacific bonito
Pacific bottlenose dolphin
Pacific cod
Pacific dewberries
Pacific dewberry
Pacific giant salamander
Pacific halibut
Pacific hemlock
Pacific herring
Pacific loon
Pacific loons
Pacific newt
Pacific plum
Pacific ridley
Pacific sardine
Pacific silver fir
Pacific silver firs
Pacific spiny dogfish
Pacific sturgeon
Pacific tree toad
Pacific tripletail
Pacific walrus
Pacific yew

Literary usage of Pacific herring

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ecology and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet by C. John Ralph (1997)
"pacific herring Herring belong to the clupeidae as do the Pacific sardine. ... The pacific herring ranges from Baja California to Alaska and across the ..."

2. Effects of the Eruptions of Mount St. Helens on Physical, Chemical, and by Douglas B. Lee (1998)
"pacific herring have a wide range and spawn in Oregon and Washington estuaries ... The pacific herring is a normal inhabitant of the Columbia River Estuary; ..."

3. Using Market Mechanisms to Manage Fisheries: Smoothing the Path by Bertrand Le Gallic (2006)
"A variant of Community Quotas (CQs): The roe herring pooling system Pacific herring populations migrate in the fall from offshore feeding grounds to inshore ..."

4. Annual Report (1873)
"pacific herring Gull. This Gull is very numerous in San Francisco Harbor, as it is indeed in all the briys and inlets of the coast, and its numbers are ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"For some unexplained reason, he unites the pacific herring Clupea pallasi with the Atlantic Clupea harengus. New species of sardine are described under the ..."

6. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1902)
"On the same occasion a quantity of pacific herring was obtained for the purpose of investigating a remarkable case of mortality in these fish near Nanaimo ..."

7. Alaska Fisheries: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on by Committee on Fisheries, United States, Senate, Congress (1912)
"No one knows, so far as I am informed, just where the spawning beds of the Pacific herring are. The species is of even wider distribution on the Pacific ..."

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