It’s Snow Joke: Fish Need Snowpack

Fish might be the furthest thing on the minds of skiers and snowboarders carving the Sierra slopes, but the amount of mountain snowpack that accumulates in winter Read More…

Meltdown and mingling

Atlantic and Pacific Ocean fish species kept apart by a frigid Arctic may soon be able to mingle as the planet heats up. So predicts an international Read More…

Atlantic salmon can take the heat

As global temperatures continue to rise, and the Pacific Coast endures its third consecutive year of record drought, discussions of how warming temperatures and low water levels Read More…

Winners and losers in warm, dry times

This third, continuous dry year in California highlights that droughts are not only stressful for people, they are also concerning for fish and wildlife - at least, Read More…

Living on the edge

The Devils Hole pupfish (Cyprinodon diabolis) lives in the hot, alkaline, and low-oxygen waters of Devils Hole, Nevada, where the water can reach a scalding 34° C Read More…

Warming oceans alter fish catches

As global temperatures creep higher on land and at sea, animals generally face two options to cope with changing conditions: adapt or move. Land-based species may climb Read More…

King tides: a preview of sea level rise

Water surged over roadways and spilled onto sidewalks along the coast last week as California witnessed a king tide event, or the highest (and lowest) tides of Read More…

Alpine snorkeling

Can there possibly be a superior work environment than high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains? We think not. FISHBIO biologists recently enjoyed this magnificent scenery while conducting Read More…