Thread Herring (Tamban)

**Thread Herring** Thread Herring, also known as Tamban to Filipinos or Hilsa to other cultures, is mild in taste and lower in oil content than other herring. It is a delicious small fish, best enjoyed fried, in stews, and smoked. Each fish typically weighs between 3-5oz and it ranges 6-10 inches in length. **Thread Herring Dishes: ** Paksiw Tamban (Herring in Vinegar Stew); Tinapang Herring (Smoked Herring); Crispy Fried Herring