FISHBIO takes flight

Over the years, FISHBIO has taken part in some exciting research that requires a bit of improvising along the way. Concerns about water hyacinth plaguing the waterways Read More…

Salmon and Rain

With hardly a drop falling from the sky this January, the welcome downpour we experienced in December is starting to feel like a distant memory. But when Read More…

California Drought Update

Rainfall throughout California last month marked a good start to the wet season, but the relief came unevenly across the state. The December deluge prompted us to Read More…

That sinking feeling

Submerged gravel bars, slippery rocks, and swift currents are all well within our comfort zone when it comes to aquatic work environments, and our sturdy wading boots Read More…

What’s all the commotion?

Ever on the lookout for interesting wildlife, one of our field technicians recently stumbled upon quite a commotion. A group of American Coots (Fulica americana) is aptly Read More…

California hatchery concerns

Fish planting from hatcheries is a more-than-100-year-old solution to supplement stocks that have declined due to a range of issues and impacts. While many stream fish populations Read More…

Sprucing up salmon habitat

If your Christmas tree has reached the end of its decorative purpose but hasn’t yet been pitched to the curb, consider this: your drooping holiday decoration could Read More…

Fish in dry places

Seemingly a world apart from the waterways of the Pacific Northwest that flow to the ocean, streams like the Walker and Carson rivers that drain the eastern Read More…

Diversity Helps Endangered Fish Hedge Its Bets

For species living in unpredictable environments, maintaining a diversity of individuals in a population (of various sizes, ages, etc.) improves the likelihood that at least some will Read More…

Dragon boat racers

The boat racing festival in Laos is an annual tradition that occurs in the months of September and October, and celebrates the end of Buddhist Lent. The Read More…