Counting Herring

FISHBIO fabricators have adapted their weir building skills to suit a new species for our team: herring. We designed a novel custom rigid weir that was portable, Read More…

Photo Friday: Weir Installation

On today's Photo Friday, we wanted to share a picture of our recent weir installation in action. Setting up our fish counting weirs is an annual event Read More…

Oh No, High Flow!

Being able to work outside is a perk to being a fisheries technician at FISHBIO; however, things are not always clear skies and calm rivers. Field techs Read More…

Heavy Metal

One of the more unique monitoring solutions created by our FABLAB is the rigid weir featured in our post Rigid by Design, a project constructed to track Read More…

Reconnected River

Steelhead can live in the Salinas River watershed, but their ability to access this habitat depends largely on the rain forecast and river water levels. While the Read More…

Rigid by Design

Using fish counting weirs to tally migrating salmonids is familiar territory for FISHBIO: we have been operating these devices on multiple rivers for over a decade, and Read More…

Rigid by Design

Using fish counting weirs to tally migrating salmonids is familiar territory for FISHBIO: we have been operating these devices on multiple rivers for over a decade, and Read More…

The one that got away…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fl1MCQwk9lo A handy feature of the VAKI Riverwatcher system is that it allows us to record video clips of each fish that passes through our fish counting Read More…