Gulf herring

The Gulf herring lives in the pelagic-neritic, marine, depth range 0 - 50 m environment.

It is possible that gulf herring are descendants of herring shoals that immigrated to the Baltic Sea during the Yoldia stage and that sea herring stem from later immigrants. More

and biomass of gulf herring in the Gulf of Riga. In order to obtain catch-independent tuning data for the gulf herring stock assessments the joint Estonian-Latvian acoustic surveys were initiated in the whole Gulf of Riga in 1999. More

Gulf herring is wintering and spawning in the Gulf of Riga. After spawning some part of this herring migrates to the nearest parts of the open sea area for feeding. More

At least one species of Gulf herring has been shown to have this capacity, i.e., the Gulf Menhaden (Brevoortia patronis). The ability to detect ultrasound may be related to responses to echolocating sounds of feeding dolphins and some types of sonar. More

Common names

Aber in Ilokano
Arenque manchado in Spanish (español)
Arenque pontuado in Portuguese (Português)
Arenque punteado in Spanish (español)
Arenque-pontuado in Portuguese (Português)
Dagaa in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Dilat in Tagalog
Gevlekte haring in Dutch (Nederlands)
Golf-sild in Danish (dansk)
Gulf herring in English
Hareng tacheté in French (français)
Mekebud in Palauan
Plettet sild in Danish (dansk)
Rankeh Mraqt'ah in Arabic (‫العربية)
Rödahavssill in Swedish (Svenska)
Rotmeer-Hering in German (Deutsch)
Sardelletta macchiata in Italian (Italiano)
Silag in Tagalog
Sleď losseův in Czech (česky)
Sleď skvrnitý in Czech (česky)
spotback herring in English
Spotted berring in English
Spotted herring in English
Sridna in Arabic (‫العربية)
Stiktorega in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Stiktorega in Greek, Modern (1453)
Tamban in Davawenyo
Timon-timon in Tagalog
Tunsoy in Tagalog
Στικτορέγγα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Στικτορέγγα in Greek, Modern (1453)
斑点似青鳞鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
斑点青鳞 in Mandarin Chinese
斑點似青鱗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
斑點青鱗 in Mandarin Chinese
海湾似青鳞鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
海灣似青鱗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
青鱗仔 in Mandarin Chinese
青鳞仔 in Mandarin Chinese
鰮仔 in Mandarin Chinese
鳁仔 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Clupeiformes
Family : Clupeidae
Genus : Herklotsichthys
Species : Herklotsichthys lossei
Authority : Wongratana, 1983