Rigby’s Encyclopaedia of the Herring

A work in progress with no end in sight

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LIFE CYCLE

An account of the herring's life cycle, its eight identified stages and a brief history of the development of that classification

SCANIA FISHERY

The story of the first great empire-shaping herring fishery together with historical and scientific speculations on its rise and its fall

SCHMALTZ HERRING

An attempted exploration of exactly what this is, despite disagreement among its advocates and loose definition amongst suppliers

VENTJAGER

How they got the good new herring from somewhere off the coast of Scotland to wealthy Dutch burghers fresh from a hard day of being painted by Rembrandt