A river undammed…

On a recent trip to the Pacific Northwest one of our fisheries biologists visited the Elwha River on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. The Elwha is the site of Read More…

Trawl full of trash

Opening a trawl net often feels like unwrapping a present, as fishermen or scientists anticipate what they’ve pulled up from beneath the water’s surface. Sometimes the catch Read More…

Seminar success!

If you’re having trouble viewing the presentation, you can also download it. FISHBIO and VAKI Aquaculture Systems conducted a seminar this week in California to introduce fisheries Read More…

Remote power

Using the latest technology in fisheries research often requires a reliable power supply. When practical, we utilize solar power, but some locations don’t yield themselves to extended Read More…

The Mekong’s Amazon exotics

The last thing you might expect to catch in the Mekong River is a fish from the Amazon—but that’s exactly what can happen now. Researchers from Can Read More…

Tomorrow: Salmon Festival 2012

Come out and join us for the 4th annual Stanislaus River Salmon Festival this Saturday, November 3rd (10am-3pm), in the historic town of Knights Ferry, CA. The Read More…

On the next episode of Ghost-Fish Hunter…

Though the fish pictured above may resemble a Halloween prop, they are in fact gobies that have been marked with calcein, a chemical that adheres to calcium-containing Read More…

Tweeners

Both spring- and fall-run Chinook salmon have been returning to the Sacramento River system in higher numbers this year than in recent years.  The Feather River Hatchery Read More…

Marina monitoring

The City of Vallejo recently began a dredging project slated to remove approximately 500,000 cubic yards of sediment from the Vallejo Marina over the next 10 years Read More…

Show me what you’re made of….

How do you peek inside a fish without cutting it open? Bathing a fish in chemicals through a technique called clearing and staining is one way to Read More…