The Billion Dollar Salmon

California’s San Joaquin River has been at the heart of a long and expensive legal battle. The issue at hand is how the construction and operation of Read More…

Diving the Delta

Our staff often find themselves needing to jump into challenging environments. This happened recently, when FISHBIO was offered an opportunity to assist in a collaborative effort to Read More…

Salmon on a string

What do a hatchery salmon on a string, a GPS from a dog collar, a length of PVC pipe, and a GoPro have to do with fisheries Read More…

Holding on to individuality

The two large salmon-bearing watersheds in California, the Klamath-Trinity and the Sacramento-San Joaquin basins, drive the production of the recreational, commercial, and tribal harvest of Chinook salmon Read More…

Counting bass

There are common questions that anglers and fish biologists often ask, such as What kinds of fish are found in this river? and How many are there? Read More…

Follow that fish!

FISHBIO, Hanson Environmental, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, California Department of Water Resources, California Department of Fish and Game, and the U.S Bureau of Reclamation  are working Read More…

San Joaquin sturgeon captured on DIDSON

Sturgeon are growing increasingly rare along the west coast, especially in the San Joaquin Basin, the southern extent of their range. We estimate that this fish is Read More…

And a river runs through it!

Water releases from Friant Dam, called Interim Flows, began on October 1st as part of San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement Act. The flow was increased from 160 Read More…