Maturity studies for Clupea harengus
n = 80
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Sex of fish Country Locality
- 3.0 - 4.0 3.00 Unsexed ICES Division VIa (North), 1957-2011
24.0 - 25.0 - unsexed UK Buchan area, northern North Sea
22.0 - - unsexed UK Engld Wal East Anglia (off Flamborough)
- 2.0 - 5.0 3.00 Unsexed Sub-divisions 22-24 and Division IIIa (spring-spawners)
20.0 - - unsexed Western Baltic (spring herring)
- - 4.29 unsexed Northeast Atlantic (ICES areas IIa,b, Va,b, XIVa)
13.2 - - unsexed Poland Gulf of Gdansk (spring herring)
- 2.0 - 5.0 unsexed Western Baltic
23.0 - 24.0 - 3.00 unsexed UK southern North Sea
16.0 - - unsexed Poland Gulf of Gdansk (autumn herring)
20.0 - - unsexed Western Baltic (autumn herring)
- - 4.0 3.00 Unsexed Sub-area IV, Divisions VIId & IIIa (autumn-spawners)
- - 1.86 unsexed North Sea (IV, IIIa, VIId)
- - 3.45 unsexed Iceland Iceland (Va)
- 3.0 - 5.0 4.00 Unsexed Iceland (Division Va), summer spawner
- 2.0 - 4.0 unsexed To be filled.
- - 2.00 Unsexed Eastern Baltic (Sub-divisions 25 to 29 and 32 minus Gulf of Riga)
24.0 - - unsexed Iceland not given
- 2.0 - 5.0 2.00 Unsexed Gulf of Riga
- 3.0 - 3.0 unsexed Norway Telamark Coast, July 1963-Sept 1964
28.0 - 29.0 - unsexed Norway Atlanto-Scandian
- - 3.0 2.00 Unsexed Celtic Sea and Division VIIj
- - 1.00 unsexed Celtic Sea (VIIa(S),g,h,j,k)
24.0 - 25.0 - unsexed UK North Irish Sea (Manx stock)
12.5 - - female Finland Gulf of Finland, Loviisa
12.5 - - male Finland Gulf of Finland, Loviisa
13.0 - - male Finland Gulf of Finland, Tammisaari
13.5 - - male Finland Gulf of Finland, Helsinki
14.0 - - male Finland Bothnian Bay, Kalajoki
14.0 - - female Finland Gulf of Finland, Tammisaari
14.5 - - male Finland Archipelago Sea, Kustavi
14.5 - - male Finland Bothnian Sea, Pori
14.5 - - male Finland Bothnian Sea, Vaasa
14.5 - - female Finland Bothnian Sea, Vaasa
15.0 - - female Finland Bothnian Sea, Pori
15.0 - - female Finland Bothnian Bay, Kalajoki
15.0 - - male Finland Åland, Baltic Sea
15.0 - - female Finland Gulf of Finland, Helsinki
15.0 - - female Finland Archipelago Sea, Kustavi
15.0 - - female Finland Åland, Baltic Sea
16.0 - - 3.00 unsexed Baltic Sea
20.0 SL - - 3.00 unsexed Germany Western Baltic
22.0 - - 3.00 unsexed North Sea
22.1 TL - 28.3 - 3.16 mixed Western Baltic Sea, Sub-divisions 22-24 and Division IIIa
22.1 - - 3.16 mixed Western Baltic Sea, Sub-divisions 22-24 and Division IIIa (spring spawners), 2000-2011
23.7 - - 3.00 unsexed UK Manx stock
23.8 - - 2.00 unsexed UK Dunmore stock
24.0 - - 4.00 unsexed southern North Sea
24.0 TL - - 3.00 unsexed Germany Kieler Förde
24.0 - - unsexed UK South Irish Sea (Dunmore stock)
24.0 - - unsexed North Sea
24.1 TL - 27.3 - 2.73 mixed North Sea Sub-area IV, Divisions VIId and IIIa
24.1 - - 2.73 mixed North Sea, Sub-area IV, Divisions VIId & IIIa (autumn-spawners), 2000-2011
24.5 - - 3.00 unsexed UK Engld Wal Downs stock
24.9 TL - 26.8 - 4.0 3.00 unsexed Canada Gulf of Maine, 1993
25.0 - - unsexed Canada New Brunswick
25.0 TL - 26.8 - 4.0 3.00 unsexed Canada Georges Bank, 1994
25.1 TL - 27.5 - 4.0 3.00 unsexed Canada Georges Bank, 1995
25.3 TL - - 2.90 male USA northeastern coast, 1987-89
25.3 TL - 27.8 - 4.0 3.00 unsexed Canada Georges Bank, 1991
25.4 TL - - 3.00 female USA northeastern coast, 1987-89
25.4 TL - 27.2 - 4.0 3.00 unsexed Canada Georges Bank, 1992
25.7 - - 3.00 unsexed UK Banks stock
26.0 TL - - male France East and West Channel
26.0 TL - 28.0 - 4.0 3.00 unsexed Canada Georges Bank, 1990
26.0 TL - - female France East and West Channel
26.4 TL - 29.1 - 4.0 3.00 unsexed Canada Georges Bank, 1989
26.5 TL - 28.6 - 4.0 3.00 unsexed Canada Georges Bank, 1987
26.8 TL - 28.5 - 4.0 3.00 unsexed Canada Georges Bank, 1986
26.8 TL - 29.1 - 4.0 3.00 unsexed Canada Georges Bank, 1988
27.0 - - 2.50 unsexed UK Engld Wal Clyde stock
27.5 - 3.0 - 4.00 unsexed Iceland off Iceland, summer spawner
27.5 - - 4.00 unsexed UK Scotland Buchan stock
28.0 - - unsexed Norway Norwegian Sea
28.9 - - 4.86 unsexed Norway Norwegian spring-spawning herring stock, 1930-1996 (before collapse)
29.3 - - 4.29 unsexed Norway Norwegian spring-spawning herring stock, 1983-1992 (after collapse)
30.0 - - 5.00 unsexed Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence
30.1 - - 3.58 unsexed Norway Norwegian spring-spawning herring stock, 1967-1982 (during collapse)
31.2 - 3.0 - 9.0 5.00 unsexed Norway Norwegian stock (spring spawner)
32.5 - - 6.50 unsexed Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
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