Rigby’s Encyclopaedia of the Herring

A work in progress with no end in sight

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TAXONOMY

On the biological classification of the herring and the taxonomic can of worms it opens up at species level and below

TOURISM: MISSED OPPORTUNITIES

On AC Hardy's proposal for a herring research centre and William Hodgson's brief vision of what might have been a formidable tourist attraction

TRAWLING

On the development of beam trawling which doesn't target herring (but destroys their spawning grounds) and pelagic trawling which does