Spotting Patterns in Fish Freckles

Some researchers spend so much time with the species they study that they eventually begin to recognize individual animals by their physical traits or unique “personality” quirks. Read More…

Hatchery Delta Smelt: Hope for the Species?

The beleaguered delta smelt continues to decline in California, leading some experts to believe it will soon be extinct in the wild. Meanwhile, scientists have successfully cultured Read More…

Peer Review for the California WaterFix

Winter storms have dumped copious amounts of precipitation over much of California in the last month, causing several reservoirs to operate under flood control conditions. Recent events, Read More…

A Happy Accident: Restoration at Liberty Island

Habitat restoration is a big undertaking in California’s highly modified Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, with many projects taking years, if not decades, to plan and implement before seeing Read More…