The Barrel Bar

Here at FISHBIO, we like to take recycling in a creative direction. This might mean using reclaimed materials or taking things that are done serving their original Read More…

Technology Spotlight: The Smolt Spy

At FISHBIO, we specialize in both counting fish and building things. This naturally led us to construct our own automated video system for monitoring fish passage, called Read More…

Upcycled Dehydrator

Thanks to the expert fabricators in our FABLAB, our kitchen now has a custom-built dehydrator, a bit larger than a typical off-the-shelf unit. They converted an inoperable Read More…

Tower of Bio-Balls

As anyone with a home aquarium knows, just keeping fish alive can be a challenge. As we have relocated and rebuilt our fish-lab several times over the Read More…

Film Friday: How To Assemble a Sonar Mount

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jU8VSUQgmI&t In this week's Film Friday, our expert fabricator Jeremy Pombo walks through how to assemble FISHBIO's custom mount for the DIDSON and ARIS sonar cameras. We Read More…

Have Fyke, Will Travel

Our fabrication team has turned out another success by constructing a triplet of fyke traps to be deployed in the lower Mokelumne River. Commissioned by the Bureau Read More…

Made by FISHBIO

As big fans of “Do It Yourself” at FISHBIO, we value creativity and hands-on resourcefulness, whether in our FABLAB or in the kitchen. Our team has proven Read More…

FABLAB Life and Times

At FISHBIO, we’re proud of our ability to find creative solutions to complicated projects, and there is no better example over our 10-year history than some of Read More…

Antenna Assembly Line

When we are juggling multiple projects or working under tight deadlines, our talented fabricators at the FABLAB shift into high gear, often putting in early mornings and Read More…