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Atlantic Herring

Clupea harengus Linnaeus 1758

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

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • 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 Atlantic Herring. View this species on GBIF