Atlantic Thread Herring (Opisthonema oglinum)

This article is a species account for Atlantic thread herring (Opisthonema oglinum).

Download the Atlantic Thread Herring Species Account (PDF 1.05 MB)

To view this PDF file, you will need Adobe Reader.
To download Adobe Reader, visit http://get.adobe.com/reader/




FWC Facts:
Saxitoxin, the compound that produces paralytic shellfish poisoning, was used in suicide pills for U.S. U-2 spy plane pilots in the Cold War in case of crash and potential capture.

Learn More at AskFWC