Arrested development

Pacific lampreys (Lampetra tridentata) are a species with a prolonged infancy. They begin their life cycle in freshwater as blind, worm-like larvae called ammocoetes, and remain in Read More…

It’s getting hot in here

While sampling out-migrating salmonids this spring, an interesting event caught our attention. A few of our field technicians spotted a red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) scaling the Read More…

Dime store turtle

If a name was ever indicative of a pet’s affordability, the dime-store turtle - more commonly know as the red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) - would surely Read More…