Photo Friday: The Yellow Spot

Today's Photo Friday comes via social media: Instagram follower Jesse Armstrong sent us this photo of a mysterious yellow spot found on a rainbow trout he caught 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…

Trout paparazzi

Have you ever wondered what fish do all day? FISHBIO scientists are always curious about what fish are up to in the rivers we study, so last Read More…

One fish, two forms, many questions

Genetically they are the same species, but rainbow trout and steelhead lead very different lives. These fish represent two separate life strategies of the species Oncorhynchus mykiss: Read More…

One of many, one of a kind

Northern California’s Deer Creek may have a common name, but as a habitat for fish it is far from ordinary. According to the U.S. Geologic Survey, more Read More…

Dog days of summer snorkel surveys

If you happen to come across this group of oddly dressed individuals floating face down in the river, don’t be alarmed. It’s just our annual summer abundance Read More…