Profile updated on 16 July 2017
Stock distribution is uncertain for Atlantic herring in this area. Many local populations with differing growth rates share similar habitats and may mix during certain times of the year. Central Baltic herring (subdivisions 25–29 and 32) are mixing in the Gulf of Riga herring in the Gulf of Riga area (subdivision 28.1). Additionally, it is known that Gulf of Riga Atlantic herring are caught in the Central Baltic Sea Area (ICES 2017)(ICES 2017). This profile covers the Gulf of Riga herring stock.
Image: "Whitehead, 1985 FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 7. Clupeoid fishes of the world (suborder Clupeoidei). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the herrings, sardines, pilchards, sprats, shads, anchovies and wolf-herrings" via FishBase
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