It’s a wrap!

As the Chinook spawning season in our local rivers draws to a close, we’ve wrapped up our final redd surveys of the year. Every year, we conduct Read More…

The essence of life

We all know water is the essence of life—it participates in vital chemical reactions that sustain us, grows the food we eat, and helps produce the electricity Read More…

Ocean sunbathers

Making forays to the deep ocean several times a day, munching on jellyfish, and basking at the water’s surface where gulls and cleaner fish can pick off Read More…

Happy Holidays from FISHBIO!

May your holidays be filled with an abundance of joy! Warm wishes from all of us at FISHBIO.

Smile, you’re on salmon camera!

Considering how much gear we station underwater or deploy floating in California’s rivers, it’s remarkable that we’re able to keep track of and recover it all—well, almost Read More…

Full-service fish market

Fish meat is a delicious and important staple for the people of Laos, especially in rural areas where many lives depend on daily fish consumption (see Fish-kabob). Read More…

King tides: a preview of sea level rise

[caption id="attachment_17387" align="alignnone" width="450"] The San Joaquin River floods Newman, California in March 2011.[/caption] Water surged over roadways and spilled onto sidewalks along the coast last week Read More…

Monks helping fish

Mekong fishes have found an unexpected ally in the Lao village of Donexay: Buddhist monks. FISHBIO has based part of our international conservation program in villages like Read More…

Driving Rain

Fish don’t take days off for bad weather, so our field work often means spending time in whatever conditions nature has to offer. Our crew powered through Read More…

The latest tuna fad

  Similar to bugs buzzing around a light in the dark, fish will flock to a floating object or structure in the vast emptiness of the open Read More…