National Geographic : 1923 Dec
FISHERMEN UNLOADING THEIR HERRING AT A LOCKEPORT CANNERY:NOVA SCOTIA The Herring family is large and prosperous. It includes such diverse members as the Shad, the Pilchard,the Anchovy, the Sprat, and the Whitebait. All branches of the family have small mouths and either have no teeth at all or very small ones. They aretherefore, for the most part, obliged tofind sustenance in the myriad of minute animals diffused through the waters of the ocean or lurking among theweeds atthe bottom.