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Norwegian spring spawning herrings, Ålesund aquarium, Norway

Norwegian spring spawning herrings, Ålesund aquarium, Norway

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Uploaded 05 Oct 2013 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2013 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The Norwegian spring spawning herring population is one of the biggest migrating biomasses in the world (sometimes compared with the biomass of all elephants in the world). The official Norwegian fishery site describes it as a highly migratory stock that is distributed throughout large parts of the North-East Atlantic during its lifespan. The herring spawns along the Norwegian west coast in February to March. The larvae drift north and northeast to the Norwegian coast and the Barents Sea, wh ...
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