When the Rivers Ran Black with Salmon

Talk to enough anglers in California, and you may hear at least one version of a story passed down for generations: how the rivers once ran black Read More…

Flashback Friday: Ghoulish Glowing Fish

On today's Flashback Friday, we wanted to get into the Halloween spirit by revisiting this post on glowing fish. Enjoy! For those of you getting ready to Read More…

A Drought that Defies the Odds

You have probably seen the recent headlines, “California Enters 6th Year of Drought.” The 2016 water year ended on September 30, marking the end of our fifth Read More…

Photo Friday: Weir Installation

On today's Photo Friday, we wanted to share a picture of our recent weir installation in action. Setting up our fish counting weirs is an annual event Read More…

Slime Time: Hagfish in Korea

Today, the third Wednesday of October, is National Hagfish Day, a day dedicated to that most slimy of aquatic ambassadors, the hagfish (class Myxini). Since we’re sure Read More…

Amazon Inspiration for the Mekong Basin

Learning from others around the world and conducting research that builds on the existing global body of knowledge is a cornerstone of scientific progress. This is some Read More…

Flashback Friday: Seafood and Slavery

As World Food Day approaches on October 16, we wanted to shine a spotlight on the subject of fish as food, particularly on the issue of human Read More…

Seed Banking

Our travels abroad have taken us to some of the best culinary spots in the world, and inspire our own gastronomic pursuits once we return home. In Read More…

Delta Smelt: Where Do We Go From Here?

The endangered delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus) lies squarely in the middle of a heated debate over the current state of California’s Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta and how its Read More…