Makeshift lab

Sometimes, conducting research in challenging environments like the Mekong calls for improvising with the resources at hand. In this case, we performed a fish marking training on Read More…

Fish fertilizer

Anecdotal accounts tell of salmon once so plentiful in California's Central Valley streams that farmers spread salmon carcasses onto their fields to fertilize crops. While those days Read More…

Need a lift?

  Lift nets (called Gadung in Lao) are one of the most common types of fishing gear used in Southeast Asia. The gear consists of a fine Read More…

Some assembly required

For many, the New Year is the mark of new beginnings and wishes of a prosperous year ahead. For us at FISHBIO, January means it’s time for Read More…

Building the Mekong Fish Network

A report summarizing the outcomes of the 2012 meeting of the proposed Mekong Fish Network is now available online. FISHBIO and the U.S. Geological Survey convened this Read More…

Double rainbow – where does it lead?

Always on a mission to capture the diverse and unusual impressions afforded by our work, we recently witnessed this beautiful double rainbow — which appeared to end Read More…

What’s your water footprint?

As you sip and contemplate your morning mug of coffee, you might think the only water your drink requires is the water needed for brewing. But one Read More…