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Asked in Freshwater Fish, Saltwater Fish, Word Games
What is a young herring called?
First, it was the herring. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a sprat is "a small European marine fish (Sprattus sprattus) of the herring family - called also brisling; any of various small or young fish (as an anchovy) of the herring family." ...
Asked in The Difference Between
What is the difference between herring and sardines?
Sardine is a generic term for small school fish.Herring is a specific kind of small school fish. When you buy canned sardines in the grocery store, you are eating young herring. ...