Spotting Redds: The Art of Biology

With salmon spawning season in full swing, our fisheries technicians and biologists are hard at work both in the office and out in the field collecting and Read More…

A small window of opportunity

Many rivers in the Western U.S., including the Stanislaus River, have been severely degraded over time due to dams, water diversions, and gold and aggregate mining. During Read More…

Redd characteristics

FISHBIO biologists evaluate salmon redds in West Coast rivers to better understand the spawning habitat preferences of salmon. Spawning locations chosen by Chinook can show considerable variability Read More…