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see herringherring,
common name for members of the large, widely distributed family Clupeidae, comprising many species of marine and freshwater food fishes, including the sardine (Sardinia), the menhaden (Brevoortia and Ethmidium), and the shad (Alosa).
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sprat

1. a small marine food fish, Clupea sprattus, of the NE Atlantic Ocean and North Sea: family Clupeidae (herrings)
2. any of various small or young herrings
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Meanwhile, across the Atlantic, Norwegians have always favored their brisling, especially for breakfast, asserting that the fish caught in their mineral-rich waters and processed in their pollution-free environment are more delicate and nutritious.
The agreement adds Norway Foods' brands, including King Oscar(R), Spirit of Norway and Tiny Tots brisling sardines and anchovies, to Bumble Bee's portfolio of seafood products.
Ramon McHugh continued his goalscoring run with a brace, Kieran Brisling notched a hat-trick with Dom Clarke and Kieran Davidson also scoring.
The San Diego-based company is introducing Spicy Cracked Pepper in Olive Oil, sprinkled with black, white, red and green cracked and whole peppercorns; and Jalapeno, marrying the low-smoldering heat of sliced jalapeno peppers with oak-smoked brisling sardines.
Although UK exporters were conspicuous by their absence at South America's combined SIAL Mercosur and Expo Abras Trade Shows in Brazil, International Fish Canners (Scotland) of Fraserburgh attracted keen interest from local buyers for its Scottish Brisling.