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  • Prey species include anchovies (Engraulidae), sardines and pilchards (Clupeidae), and mullets (Mugilidae).

    Galapagos penguin

  • About 30 species within the arctic regions belonging to the families Petromyzontidae, Acipenseridae, Anguillidae, Clupeidae, Osmeridae, Salmonidae, and Gasterosteidae exhibit diadromous behavior (i.e., spend part of their lives in the marine environment and migrate to freshwater to spawn, or the converse).

    Effects of climate change on arctic anadromous fish

  • Variation in abundance of Norwegian spring-spawning herring (Clupea harengus, Clupeidae) throughout the 20th century and the influence of climatic fluctuations.

    Past variability in Arctic marine systems

  • There are many species of Clupeidae, with varying sizes and tastes, from the Atlantic herring, Clupea harengus, to the pilchard much loved in England, and often served in tomato sauce, to the tiny sprat, best smoked and eaten bones and all.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Both are members of the complex herring family Clupeidae, which includes more than 300 different species, including anchovies, shad, and herring.

    Do sardines exist?


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