Ladies and gentlemen, there is a HERRING MUSEUM!! https://twitter.com/OliverSacks/status/1140681410828808192 Man, we have got to go there! Richard Carter A fat, bearded chap with a Charles Darwin fixation. View all of Richard Carter's posts.
You could even volunteer - then you'd be a herring aide!
I must at this point put in a word for our own Suffolk Herring Festival: see http://suffolkherringfestival.net/.
The 2010 event in particular was well attended - lots of people there - in fact shoals of them...