Common name of Argentina silus
 
Common name Herring smelt
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country United Kingdom
Locality
Ref. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 1990
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core taste/smell
1st modifier other fish
2nd modifier
Remarks 'herring', from Old English 'haering', i.e., the gray fish, from prehistoric West Germanic 'kheringgaz', i.e., 'kher' = English 'hoar', i.e., silvery gray color of herring (p. 281 in Ref. 11979).
 
Entered by Cruz, Tess
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
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