Spawn of the Living Dead

As October draws to a close, most of us have spent the past few weeks surrounded by images of Halloween monsters. Whether flipping past TV horror movies Read More…

The Spring-run Salmon Saga of the San Joaquin

We’ve recently reported on the long and fascinating history of Friant Dam, the collapse of San Joaquin River salmon populations, and the groundbreaking lawsuit that resulted in Read More…

Photo Friday: Weir Watching

Flows have been up on both the Stanislaus and Tuolumne Rivers, and that's meant some around-the-clock shifts for our field crews to "babysit" our fish counting weirs. Read More…

A Bark Worse Than Their Bite

Few fish get a bad rap quite like the piranha. Their reputation as bloodthirsty dates back to at least 1913, when Theodore Roosevelt described them as “…the Read More…

The Delta’s Most Wanted

Invasive species are not only a nuisance to managers and landowners, they also cause serious problems for native plants and animals. These tenacious trespassers can severely alter Read More…

Flashback Friday: Bird’s Eye View

With the fall salmon migration well underway, today's Flashback Friday is a look back at our efforts to monitor salmon spawning from above with the help of Read More…

Hop on Board Sustainable Brewing

The hops planted at the FISHBIO Oakdale office back in 2015 and 2016 are almost fully mature now, and FISHBIO Brewing is becoming more sophisticated as well. Read More…

Photo Friday: Raw water, anyone?

At FISHBIO, we don't just spend a lot of our time in and around river water, we also occasionally bottle it up. This photo was taken during Read More…

STEPping Out: Using Salmon as a Teaching Tool

When it comes to teaching young students complicated ecological concepts, such as life cycles, food webs, and evolutionary adaptations, salmon make an ideal teaching tool. These remarkable Read More…