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Friday, May 30, 2014

17,659 Herring, so far.

The herring count continues apace:

Remember that the count isn't "all the fish;" but rather only "the fish seen during randomized 10-minute intervals through most daylight hours."

If you do the math, you'll see that the migrating herring are totally unobserved about 92% of the time --- no one's watching or counting for 22 hours a day.

And that makes the count-to-date more impressive.