The FISHBIO Countdown of 2020

Taking snorkel data by kayak

Like the many who are eager to tick off the minutes until the end of 2020, we have put together our own FISHBIO countdown to wrap up a year like no other:

4,300 fish relocated from Phoenix Lake

3,284 fish PIT tagged on the San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Calaveras Rivers

1,451 estimated rainbow trout in Big Chico Creek based on snorkel surveys

1,108 fish diet samples collected

121 eDNA samples collected in the Salinas River basin

75 feet of weir constructed for the Carmel River

22 species captured in rotary screw traps (8 native)

16 tagged O. mykiss recaptured on the Calaveras River

15 green sturgeon tagged on the Sacramento River

11 videos produced for the Wonders of the Mekong

10 fish species observed in the Salinas Lagoon

7 Fish Conservation Zones strengthened on the Mekong River in Laos

5 scientific publications submitted

3 countries visited

2 field deployments of a mobile PIT tag antenna

1 Habitat Conservation Plan for the Calaveras River!

Here’s to the coming new year!