Species Studied Specific Pathogen Free (SPF) - Pacific Herring Combo 1

Left: Small herring spawning event. Right: Deposited herring eggs.

Detailed Description

On the left: Small herring spawning event in Puget Sound, evidenced by the presence of ‘white water’, caused by mass release of spawning products into the water. On the right: Naturally-deposited herring eggs attached to submerged macrophytes. Coiled embryos are evident inside the eggs.


Image Dimensions: 569 x 196

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Nordland, WA, US


USGS, Western Fisheries Research Center