Atlantic Herring

species: Clupea harengus
classification: bony fish
habitat: coastal waters
feeding habits: copepods, shrimp, prawns, fish larvae
photo © Fred Bavendam

Range: North Atlantic coastal & near-coastal

Serving Suggestion
Anchovy Recipes

Nutritional information: high in protein and heart-healthy Omega-3 fatty acids

Commercial information: small herring canned as sardines; others processed to make poultry and livestock feed, oil for diet supplements, paints, soaps
photo © North Atlantic Sardine Council