Pacific herring

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Synonyms for Pacific herring

important food fish of the northern Pacific

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While the productive waters inside of Vancouver Island may contain sufficient bio-mass of euphausiids and Pacific Herring during certain times of year to support a number of Fin Whales, these narrow waterways pose a potential problem for safe navigation if chased by predatory Killer Whales (Ford and Reeves 2008), and may not provide an optimal acoustic environment for locating conspecifics.
(2008) Two egg-derived molecules in sperm motility initiation and fertilization in the Pacific herring (Clupea pallasi).
Moss, curator of zooarcheology at the UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History, will explain ancient DNA of Pacific herring, including her find of 10,000-year-old herring bones.
While considerable debate persists about the relative roles of top-down versus bottom-up mediation of forage fish stocks in temperate oceans, the zooplankton-herring-whale modeling effort indicated potential for bottom-up control of Pacific herring stocks in Prince William Sound.
This estimate was based on total catches of 21,484 surf smelt (Hypomesus pretiosus), 19,816 American shad (Alosa sapidissima), 7422 Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii), 4380 subyearling Chinook salmon, 2696 shiner perch (Cymatogaster aggregata), 1231 steelhead (0.
In addition to cod, the overall fish diet by % FO included rainbow smelt (62%), several species of flounder and sculpin (both at 48%), slender eelblenny (38%), Pacific sand lance; capelin, Mallotus villosus; and Pacific herring (all at 24%); Arctic lamprey, Lethenteron camtschaticum (19%); snailfish (14%); and two species of salmon (coho, Oncorhynchus kisutch, and chum, O.
In the Pacific herring, a clutch of oocytes at the cortical alveolus stage appeared from June, developed to yolk globule stages in October, and was distinguished from residual non-vitellogenic oocytes.
Individuals were observed eating smaller prey items off the surface of the kelp which were later identified as fish eggs, most likely belonging to Pacific herring (Clupea pallasi).
Pacific herring, Clupea pallasi Valenciennes, 1847, eggs and embryos provide a convenient model for investigating the effects of sediment loads on sessile or attached organisms.
Several species were not captured in ponds (e.g., threadfin shad, Dorosoma petenense; common carp, Cyprinus carpio; Sacramento sucker, Catostomus occidentalis; longfin smelt, Spirinchus thaleichthys; and shimofuri goby, Tridentiger bifasciatus), whereas other species were not captured in sloughs (e.g., Pacific herring, Clupea pallasii; and bay pipefish, Syngnathus leptorhynchus).
In February 2005, the EVOS Trustee Council also issued an RFP for "the synthesis of information relevant to Pacific herring and the determination of the status of this species." (220) The Council is seeking to evaluate the recovery of Pacific herring by conducting an independent evaluation of the eighteen previously conducted monitoring and research projects of Pacific herring populations in Prince William Sound.
Management Pacific herring is managed under an individual vessel quota system, with all vessels required to carry a fisheries observer to monitor catches.
Up to 2,000 wintering sea lions come to gorge on Pacific herring in Baynes Sound, off southeast Vancouver Island.
Traces of it even lace the eggs of flying fish and Pacific herring, the scientists report in the Dec.
The Sound Ecosystem Assessment is a $21.4 million, 7-year project studying the productivity of Pacific herring and pink salmon in Prince William Sound.
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