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…

Rainbow Trout Hit Hard by Hot Water

The Stanislaus River is home to one of the largest populations of rainbow trout in California’s Central Valley, but a new report shows the fish have suffered Read More…

The essence of life

We all know water is the essence of life—it participates in vital chemical reactions that sustain us, grows the food we eat, and helps produce the electricity Read More…

Geeks rule

One study on coho salmon found that 75% of jacks passed on their genes, whereas only 58% of older, larger males were successful at reproducing. During mating, Read More…

Highlights from Salmon Festival 2009

This last weekend was the first annual Stanislaus River Salmon Festival and it was a huge success! Thank-you to everyone who helped make is such a great Read More…

Sharp bite

Pictured here is an adult male Chinook salmon flashing his sharp teeth while swimming next to an adult female. Although for most of their lives males and Read More…