Extensive spawning activity extending from the the shoal outside Deep Bay then south and east along the Vancouver Island shore
at Suma aquarium.
A school of small Atlantic Menhaden off the breakwater at Salter's Grove. Also a few American Shad near the bottom.
gizzard or threadfin?
can't quite see the shape of the mouth
caught cast-netting off boat ramp
The Hauraki Gulf is one of the best spots around new zealand to find sardines or pilchards (mohimohi in maori). One of the fave foods of whale, dolphins and gannets. Here you can see the fish leaping out of the water trying to escape the dolphins. View photo large for good view of fish.