Pacific Herring of British Columbia - A Geographical Information Bulletin

Hornby Island spawns

Hornby Island spawns

Approximately 5,347 km (or 18 %) of British Columbia's extensive 29,500 km coastline have been ranked and classified as herring spawning habitat. A much smaller portion (300-600 km) is utilized every year by first time and repeat spawners. This bulletin records spawning beds and associated catch, life cycle and migration information.

Refer: Herring Spawning Areas of British Columbia

A review, geographic analysis and classification