Introducing FISHBIO 2.0

At FISHBIO, we’re committed to documenting and communicating science as effectively as possible. We think the field of fisheries and environment science is full of stories worth Read More…

The lay of the land

Characterizing habitat types is an important component of environmental science, and many of our projects require understanding a study site’s geography (see On Point, It’s a Wrap!). Read More…

The art (and policy) of sedation

Handling fish is an integral activity when it comes to conducting fisheries studies, and is therefore a daily part of our work. Studying fish entails measuring and Read More…

Soaring high

The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) has long been one of the most recognizable images of the American landscape. Characterized by a wingspan of over eight feet and Read More…

Over the Rainbow?

Recently, FISHBIO technicians preformed stream assessments in the Sierra Nevada Mountain range near Shaver Lake (see Come Sun or Come Snow). A component of these stream assessments Read More…

Celebrating salmon

The historic community of Knight’s Ferry once again hosted the 5th Annual Stanislaus River Salmon Festival on October 26. Despite concerns of a potential cancellation due to Read More…

GoingPro

Documenting our work in the field is an important part of what we do, and we have been using GoPro cameras for several years to record various Read More…

The new normal

It’s no secret that the vast majority of Central Valley streams have been extensively modified in the relatively brief period since the California Gold Rush of the Read More…

Moved in, taking over?

Each time we work on waterways in California’s Central Valley, we repeatedly come across a sobering fact: non-native fishes overwhelmingly dominate the fisheries we monitor. In a Read More…

One-to-one spawning

Last week we shared a video of a female Chinook salmon spawning with four males, including a large, dominant male and sneaky, small sized jacks. In contrast, Read More…