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Clupea harengus Linnaeus 1758

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Clupea harengus (Herring) is a species of bony fishes in the family herrings. They are native to Atlantic Ocean. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 45 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They rely on swimming to move around.

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  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Herring. View this species on GBIF