A Decade of Delta Research on Juvenile Salmon

  California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is unique among large West Coast estuaries in that it supports four distinct runs of Chinook salmon (Onchorhynchus tshawytscha) as well as Read More…

Peer Review for the California WaterFix

Winter storms have dumped copious amounts of precipitation over much of California in the last month, causing several reservoirs to operate under flood control conditions. Recent events, Read More…

The Delta: California’s big bass lake

The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta was recently awarded a spot among the top ten best black bass fishing locations in the United States -- but given that black Read More…

Surviving the south Delta

One of the most intensive fishery studies ever conducted in California's Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta culminated in 2011. The twelve-year study, known as the Vernalis Adaptive Management Program 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…

Bi-colored chinook salmon

During almost 20 years of fish research, we have encountered a lot of interesting looking fish species, odd behaviors, and have observed a variety of injuries, such Read More…

Delta toad!

The Berkley Big Bass Challenge was last weekend on the Delta, and a number of Delta anglers turned out to catch a big fish, and cash a Read More…