Toothy predator

When we write about salmon predators on our blog, we’re usually focused on non-native introduced sportfish that live in freshwater. But there’s a whole different world of Read More…

Hungry, hungry salmon?

We recently conducted a pilot-level study to investigate the diet of Chinook salmon parr and smolts on the Lower Sacramento River — and the number of prey Read More…

Gopher (rockfish) guts

We know the importance of studying what fish eat when it comes to the feeding habits of salmon predators (see What’s for dinner, Last meal, Survival of Read More…

Opportunistic meal

If you have been following our Field Notes posts, then you will recall from Last Meal that we are currently identifying the stomach contents of hundreds of Read More…

Trout food?

Potentially. This caterpillar (Arctia caja) resembles a woolly bugger, an artificial fly that is widely used by trout anglers because it resembles many of the edible insects Read More…

Salmon as food

It's not uncommon for fish to regurgitate their previous meal due the stress of capture. This brown bullhead threw up the juvenile Chinook salmon as he was Read More…