Life history of lake herring in Lake Superior

Fishery Bulletin
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The average annual commercial catch of lake herring (Coregonus artedi) in U.S. waters of Lake Superior was nearly 12 million pounds in 1929-61. This production contributed 62.4 percent of the total U.S. take of lake herring for the Great Lakes. About 90 percent of the annual catch is taken from small-mesh gill nets during the November-December spawning season. The life-history studies were based on 12,187 fish collected in 1950-62; past growth was computed for 3,779 specimens collected from commercial landings at: Duluth, Minn.; Bayfield, Wis.; and Portage Entry and Marquette, Mich.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Life history of lake herring in Lake Superior
Series title Fishery Bulletin
Volume 63
Issue 3
Year Published 1964
Language English
Publisher U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributing office(s) Great Lakes Science Center
Description p. 493-530
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Fishery Bulletin
First page 493
Last page 530
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