Photo Credit: Photo: Mike Morrell

What We Love: The Spring Herring Spawn

Pacific Herring sperm sure are pretty, aren't they?

This exciting annual event attracts a frenzy of fish-eating birds and marine mammals.

All around Vancouver Island, Pacific Herring are beginning their spawning season.

Photo: Brian Timmer | Pacific herring spawning in Barkley Sound, near Ucluelet, BC, as of March 9.