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2009-04-07 07:40:00

BERLIN, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Herring today announced that Oversi was named a WINNER of the Red Herring 100 Europe, an award given to the top 100 private technology companies based in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region each year. "Despite the current challenging economic situation, Red Herring received an impressive list of submissions from companies across the EMEA region, outlining distinct innovative solutions in the global technology sector," said Red Herring...

2009-03-24 08:41:00

BERLIN, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Herring today announced that Oversi was named a Finalist of Red Herring 100 Europe, an award given to the top 100 private technology companies based in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region each year. "This year's impressive list of submissions from companies demonstrates Europe's growing role as a major center of innovation in the global technology sector," said Red Herring Publisher, Alex Vieux. "The exceptional accomplishments of...

2008-08-21 12:01:00

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Tom Rudolph, +1-508-776-8056, or Lara Slifka, +1-508- 945-2432, both of Cape Cod Commercial Hook Fishermen's Association CHATHAM, Mass., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Energy and Environmental Bond Bill (H5054) has been signed into law by Governor Deval Patrick and includes a provision to create a groundbreaking monitoring program for landings in the herring and mackerel fisheries. The provision, sponsored by State Representative Sarah Peake, and...

2008-07-19 12:00:00

By John Stark, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jul. 19--The struggling population of Cherry Point herring sagged by about a third this year, erasing much of the modest gains since a low point in 2000. "We had a bit of a downturn here in 2008, which was kind of disappointing," said Kurt Stick, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist who conducts annual studies to determine how many herring spawn along Cherry Point and nearby shorelines. Stick estimated the 2008 spawning...

2008-07-19 00:00:21

By John Stark, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jul. 18--"We had a bit of a downturn here in 2008, which was kind of disappointing," said Kurt Stick, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist who conducts annual studies to determine how many herring spawn along Cherry Point and nearby shorelines. Stick estimated the 2008 spawning population at 1,352 tons, down from 2,169 in 2007 and the lowest since 2002 when the estimate was 1,330 tons. Herring are considered an important...

2008-07-15 09:00:44

By David Anderson, The Free Press, Kinston, N.C. Jul. 15--Harold Herring will continue to do his part in advising state government on handling issues with local water systems as he begins his second term on the State Water Infrastructure Commission. Gov. Mike Easley recently re-appointed Herring to the Commission, on which he has served since 2006. "It's been great, very informative, and I guess a challenge, to find these avenues for grants and working with the General Assembly to put...

2008-06-16 15:00:20

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF DENNYSVILLE - Upon first glance, the dark patches in the small river that bisects this small Washington County town appear to be shadows cast by trees or pools too deep for even the midday sun to penetrate. But then the shadow moves and, if the sun hits just right, the dark mass begins to glitter. Suddenly it becomes clear that the sandy river bottom is actually hidden beneath several thousand fish swimming in synchronicity. Untold hundreds of...

2008-06-16 09:00:00

DENNYSVILLE, Maine -- Upon first glance, the dark patches in the small river that bisects this small Washington County town appear to be shadows cast by trees or pools too deep for even the midday sun to penetrate. But then the shadow moves and, if the sun hits just right, the dark mass begins to glitter. Suddenly it becomes clear that the sandy river bottom is actually hidden beneath several thousand fish swimming in synchronicity. Untold hundreds of thousands of alewives leave their...

2008-05-09 15:00:00

By Alisha A Pina; Tim Pindell With the help of residents, conservationists, and anglers, herring surmount a major obstacle to their annual migration and spawning. EAST PROVIDENCE The adventure starts in March when Long Island waters and the ocean begin to warm. That temperature change triggers a need to procreate. Thousands of blueback herring race through Connecticut's waters, South County's streams and the Providence and Seekonk rivers. All along the tiring, month-long journey to...

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2008-03-30 12:00:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- How about a job grossing half a million bucks in 60 minutes? That's what some commercial seine fishermen in Sitka, Alaska, scooped out of the water on Wednesday -- in the form of fatty, silvery Pacific herring. The Sitka sac roe herring fishery is already legendary for netting megabucks in minutes, but that day's catch was still a shocker -- for fishermen, regulators and seafood processors. Expecting healthy numbers of spawning fish, state biologists are allowing...


Latest Herring Reference Libraries

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2007-04-03 00:31:37

The Pacific herring, Clupea pallasii, is a species of the herring family associated with the Pacific Ocean environment of North America and northeast Asia. This species is a silvery fish with unspined fins and a deeply forked caudal fin. The distribution is widely along the California coast from Baja California north to Alaska and the Bering Sea; in Asia the distribution is south to Japan. Clupea pallasii is sometimes considered a keystone species because of its very high productivity and...

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2007-04-03 00:29:38

The Atlantic herring, Clupea harengus, is the one of the most abundant species of fish on the planet. They can be found on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean congregating together in large schools (or swarms). They can grow up to 17.72 in (45 cm) in length and weigh more than 1.1 lb (0.5 kg). They feed on copepods, krill and small fish, and their natural predators are seals, whales, cod and other larger fish. The Atlantic herring fishery has long been an important part of the economy of New...

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2007-04-03 00:27:56

The Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) is a silvery, highly compressed fish in the herring family, Clupeidae. A filter feeder, it lives on plankton caught in midwater. An adult fish can filter up to four gallons of water a minute and they play an important role in clarifying ocean water. They are also a natural check to the deadly red tide. Menhaden occur in large numbers in the North Atlantic, ranging from Nova Scotia, Canada to central Florida, USA. They swim in large schools, some...

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2007-02-21 17:17:07

Australian salmon are medium-sized perciform marine fish of the small family Arripidae. Four species are recognized, all within the genus Arripis; they are found in the waters off southern Australia (including Tasmania) and New Zealand. Despite the common name, Australian salmon are not related to the salmon (family Salmonidae) of the Northern Hemisphere; the former were named so by early European settlers after their superficial resemblance to the salmoniform fishes. Relatively long-lived...

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