Over the Rainbow?

Recently, FISHBIO technicians preformed stream assessments in the Sierra Nevada Mountain range near Shaver Lake (see Come Sun or Come Snow). A component of these stream assessments Read More…

Meet FISHBIO’s newest additions

Our staff has grown on both sides of the globe over the last few weeks, so we wanted to take the opportunity to introduce our latest hires Read More…

Celebrating salmon

The historic community of Knight’s Ferry once again hosted the 5th Annual Stanislaus River Salmon Festival on October 26. Despite concerns of a potential cancellation due to Read More…

GoingPro

Documenting our work in the field is an important part of what we do, and we have been using GoPro cameras for several years to record various Read More…

The new normal

It’s no secret that the vast majority of Central Valley streams have been extensively modified in the relatively brief period since the California Gold Rush of the Read More…

How stable is your bed?

If you have spent much time on a river, there is a good chance you may have stumbled across some river rocks that seem out of place. Read More…

Come sun or come snow

Although we often post pictures of our work in California’s sunny Central Valley, we recently had a unique experience that shows our work is not always sun Read More…

Old, short-lived fish

Historical scientific collections of fish and other animals provide an ecological snapshot in time that can prove useful to contemporary researchers in a variety of ways. Perhaps Read More…

Mud Blast!

Call it a less-than-typical Saturday. Last weekend, four of our biologists thought it would be fun to run a 5k mud-covered obstacle course called “Mud Blast” at Read More…

Moved in, taking over?

Each time we work on waterways in California’s Central Valley, we repeatedly come across a sobering fact: non-native fishes overwhelmingly dominate the fisheries we monitor. In a Read More…