Point San Pablo Spawn Update

A spawn was reported over the weekend in the area of Point San Pablo.

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Brothers Light Station – CDFW

Based on preliminary spawn surveys the area extends from the base of the Richmond Bridge at Point Molate to the area across from the Brothers Light Station. The spawn is mostly on eelgrass (Zostera marina) with some patches on rockweed (Fucus sp.) along the coves. Several species of birds were foraging in the area during the low tide yesterday.

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Spawn at Pt Molate – CDFW

Staff will continue to monitor as it appears that Richmond and the surrounding area has become popular with the herring this season. Five of the ten spawns we have recorded this year have been in the immediate vicinity.