Fall pulse flows prompt limited response in migrating salmon on the…

Contacts: Doug Demko, FISHBIO president, (530) 828-3822 or dougdemko@fishbio.com | Erin Loury, FISHBIO communications director, (408) 205-7444 or erinloury@fishbio.com OAKDALE, Calif. – It’s no secret that salmon need water, but just how much water brings them the most benefit and when is often a subject of debate. A new study by fisheries researchers at FISHBIO finds that releasing Read More…

Stanislaus River trout population plummets despite reservoir releases…

August 15, 2016 Contacts: Doug Demko, FISHBIO president, (530) 828-3822 or dougdemko@fishbio.com | Erin Loury, FISHBIO communications director, (408) 205-7444 or erinloury@fishbio.com OAKDALE, Calif. – The once healthy population of rainbow trout living in the Stanislaus River declined precipitously during the California drought, according to survey results released today by the fisheries Read More…

New Video Highlights Fish Research on Big Chico Creek in Advance of…

Video and community event celebrate the importance of Big Chico Creek to health of salmon and rainbow trout. April 22, 2015 Contact: Gabe Kopp, Operations Director, (530) 892-9686 or gabekopp@fishbio.com CHICO, CA – Big Chico Creek is a special place for many Chico residents – including threatened salmon and steelhead that call the creek home. But prior to 2013, no information about Read More…

New video highlights Stanislaus River salmon habitat restoration

December 15, 2014 OAKDALE – A salmon success story is taking shape on the Stanislaus River and a new video shines a light on the key players. Entitled “Replenishing a River: Stanislaus River Honolulu Bar Restoration,” the 11-minute video uses underwater photography, still images and narration to illustrate an important fish habitat project completed in 2012. The Oakdale Irrigation Read More…

FISHBIO Hosts Chico’s First 5K Salmon Fun Run & Walk

Community event will highlight the importance of salmon and rivers for World Fish Migration Day May 5, 2014 CHICO, CA – Young salmon and steelhead from Big Chico Creek must swim an impressive distance of nearly 250 miles to reach the ocean on their spring outmigration. On Saturday, May 24, FISHBIO will host Chico’s first 5k Salmon Fun Run & Walk to celebrate this epic journey and Read More…

FISHBIO Launches New Website to Improve Study of the Mekong River…

March 4, 2013 Chico, CA – As part of efforts to improve communication, coordination, and collaboration among researchers in Southeast Asia’s Lower Mekong Basin, the research and consulting company FISHBIO has launched a new website to build and support the Mekong Fish Network. The website (www.mekongfishnetwork.org) connects fish scientists and managers with many tools to assist their work Read More…