River herring are rushing upstream to spawn in their native headwater.Add to Lightbox Download
Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus), members of the herring family (Clupea), are migrating upstream for their annual spawning. These are an anadromous fish, which spend most of their lives at sea, but return to spawn in their native river. They are not the same species as the Atlantic Herring which live out their lives in the ocean.
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- Janet MacCausland
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Herring Run_©Janet.MacCausland'12 Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) herring family (Clupea) migrate migration migratory panting herring herring run spawning Mid to North Atlantic Androgenous estuary coastal swimming rushing Nemasket River Middleborough MA. USA springtime river Fresh water Atlantic North Atlantic Androgenous Estuary coastal Alewife Nemasket River Middleborough Massachusetts USA river herring Androgynous fish over & underwater Award: Old Colony Amphibian Dive Club Best Cold Water 2012
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