SNACK TIME: The herring are here for their annual spawn and that means the many fish

SNACK TIME: The herring are here for their annual spawn and that means the many fish

Snack time in the sea off Parksville Qualicum Beach

The annual herring roe fishery is in full swing, and so is the feast for mammals, other fish and birds

  • Mar. 5, 2015 5:00 p.m.

SNACK TIME: The herring are here for their annual spawn and that means the many fish, fowl and mammals who feed on the herring are here too, like this sea lion pictured above in the waters off Parksville Qualicum Beach during a recent spawn.