Taxon profile


Atlantic Herring
Clupea harengus Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Clupeiformes »  family Clupeidae - herrings, shads, sardines and allies »  genus Clupea

Other names

= Bank Herring
= Fall Herring
= Hern
= Herning
= Herron
= Labrador Herring
= Mesh Herring
= Murman Herring
= Norwegian Herring

Least Concern
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) - Humpback Whale, Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) - Killer Whale, Phocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758) - Harbor Porpoise

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Clupea harengus harengus Linnaeus, 1758 - Atlantic Herring
subspecies Clupea harengus membras Linnaeus, 1761 - Baltic Herring

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [24]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/5715]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Clupea harengus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Clupea harengus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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