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The Herring Fishery and its Fluctuations

Nature volume 110, pages 705707 (25 November 1922) | Download Citation



HERRINGS are fished in every month of the year, and the catches show considerable variation in the size of the fish, the state of the reproductive organs, and the age composition of the shoals. It is necessary, therefore, before arriving at any conclusion with regard to the fishery, to take into consideration the kinds of herrings which are caught on the different grounds throughout the year.

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  1. Dove Marine Laboratory, Cullercoats, Northumberland.

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