11-15 inches [28 - 38 cm]
ounces [170 - 680 grams]
with pink to purple iridescence
Common Names: cisco, tullibee, freshwater herring, blueback Great Lakes Habitat: Lake
Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Ontario, Lake Huron, Lake Erie
Lake herring are small, silvery, slender-bodied
fish that live in relatively shallow waters of the Great Lakes, as well
as in deep inland lakes.
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