Pacific herring (Clupea pallasi Valencienes)

The length is usually up to 30—35 cm., less often up to 50 cm. The operculum is smooth, without grooves. Puberty comes at the age of 2—6. Fecundity ranges from 10 to 135 thousand eggs, benthic sticky eggs are laid on the ground or algae. They live up to 20 years or more.