By Y. Iwata
The round herring belongs to order herring clupeidae herring, and if it grows, it will be set to about 30 cm.Since eyes seem to be greatly wet, it is called the round herring。The back side of the color of the body is indigo, and the belly side is silver.Moreover, the lower jaw has projected before for a while rather than the upper jaw.
Range ＆ Ecology
The round herring inhabits the warm and shallow sea in the world, and, of course, also inhabits the Tosa bay. A round herring goes north from spring in summer, and goes south from autumn in winter. Therefore, it appears in the Hokkaido coast in summer.Food is plankton.
Use & Conservation
A round herring is used as a dried food, and is also served as sashimi or grilled with salt.