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2011-10-14 08:00:00

Evaluated on criterias such as technology innovation, quality of management and execution of strategy, Nubefy is selected as a finalist by the Red Herring editorial team from amongst the most innovative companies across Asia. Singapore (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 Nubefy, a Cloud Services Management company, today announced that it has it has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Asia award (http://www.redherring.com/RHA/2011/finalists.html), a prestigious list honoring the...

2011-08-09 12:19:08

New Population Model Explains Historic Trends, Shows Importance of Ecological Interactions NOAA scientists have developed a population model for Atlantic herring that links herring population trends to the size of the haddock population. The model also provides evidence that egg predation by haddock can cause alternate stable population levels in Georges Bank herring.  These results have significant ecological as well as management implications. In a study published online August 8,...

2011-07-26 08:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc., has joined the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Google in being named one of the Top 100 North America companies as chosen by the editors of Red Herring. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110401/LA75616LOGO) Each year, Red Herring recognizes the leading private companies from around the world and celebrates those innovators across their respective industries. The Top 100 North America list has become a mark of...

2011-06-23 00:00:31

Award recognizes the most innovative, game-changing companies of 2011. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Spend Radar, leading provider of spend analysis and spend management software, has been selected by Red Herring as a North America Top 100 company, a mark of distinction that identifies promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring's editorial staff evaluated the companies on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation,...

Latest Herring Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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...

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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Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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