Sturgeon Sightings in the San Joaquin Basin

Sturgeon are impressive, prehistoric-looking beasts lurking in the shadows of river-bottoms. Two species of sturgeon are native to California, the white sturgeon and the green sturgeon. The Read More…

Photo Friday: Reflections on the End

Today's Photo Friday is a reflection on the end of the salmon life cycle. While salmon die after spawning, their contribution is far from over. Their carcasses Read More…

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…

Film Friday: Rookie Crabbing Tips

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByndCE91m7U Crab season is underway, so for today's Film Friday we take you out on the water with one of our biologists and his family as he Read More…

Hop Harvest

Autumn is traditionally a time of hard work, and that is especially true here at FISHBIO. With both fish spawning season and harvest time upon us, we Read More…

Flashback Friday: What Makes a Fisher?

With World Fisheries Day coming up on November 21, today's Flashback Friday explains why counting the number of fishers in a community can be more challenging than Read More…

River Rat Revival: Return of the Nutria?

What’s smaller than a beaver, but larger than a muskrat, and looks like a mix between the two? The answer is the nutria (Myocastor coypus), a water-loving Read More…