Australian Herring

The Australian Herring (Arripis georgianus) is one of four species within the Arripis genus. It is found in cooler waters around the southern coast of Australia and possibly New Zealand. It is known as the “Tommy Ruff” in Victoria and South Australia. It closely resembles its cousin, the Australian Salmon. This species of herring is not related to the European Herring family (Clupeidae).