Herring Spawn and Catch Records - BC Search Map

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Seine net fishers brailing herring

Herring being brailed, two tons at a time, from seine net to hold (Click to enlarge 1950's photo).

Seine net fishers pumping herring

Herring being pumped from a seine net to a packer (Click to enlarge 1990's photo).

Select a region on the British Columbia map...

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BRITISH COLUMBIA HERRING REGIONS, STATISTICAL AREAS AND HERRING SECTIONS

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Survey the beach to examine embryonic eggs and herring larvae... (click the beach quadrat)

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(a) Herring eggs adhering to eelgrass exposed at low tide. A large portion of many herring egg depositions are subtidal and are surveyed by SCUBA divers. Click the intertidal quadrat or learn more about marine vegetation mapping. (b) Herring spawns observed along the eastern shores of Hornby Island (click image to enlarge 1996 photo).