Herring (image) Census of Marine Life Share Print E-Mail Caption When selling herring in 18th century Holland meticulous bookkeeping was as important for the fishermen as their offshore skills. Credit Het debiteren en Verkopen van de Haringh, 1705. Collection Visserijmuseum Vlaardings Museum, inv. No. P0208. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.