Be aware what is happening on our beaches

Our beaches in BC are full of life, and new life. A little known fact is that dozens of species spawn on our beaches, some all year, some in seasons. When you see a lot of seagulls, diving and feeding, something is happening. Stop an see the beginning of new life cycles.

   Later this season I will take pictures and try to describe the spawning and frantic feeding activity on Davies Bay beach.  As far as I remember, some spawn at the full moon and high tides in August, and a few dedicated fishermen are out there with gear catching them for food.  Beach spawners  Article on beach spawning fishes West Vancouver Shoreline Conservation Society  Surf smelt info  Smelt spawn on popular nude beach–U9cC&pg=PA173&lpg=PA173&dq=smelt+spawning+on+bc+beaches&source=bl&ots=T_x-3p6qU2&sig=1DfXZeNTBtA9bWcp-cyOylTEiao&hl=en&ei=u3fdTt28KO_XiAKEmumABA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CFsQ6AEwCTgK#v=onepage&q&f=false

A list of all species etc.

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