Photo Friday: Not all that glitters

Do you recognize this fish? Today's Photo Friday features Carassius auratus – more commonly known as the goldfish! Thanks to some well-meaning, if ill-directed, pet owners, many Read More…

Flashback Friday: Awkward Introduction

As we described in last week's Fish Report, California has a long history of introducing non-native fishes into its waters. But not all of those introductions were Read More…

Bryozoan Blobs

What is this gelatinous, slippery blob that a homeowner recently pulled out of Lake Tulloch, California? Spend enough time in nature and you are likely to encounter Read More…

The Lake Tahoe Takeover

While Lake Tahoe is famous for its clear blue waters, the ecosystem of the lake is far from untouched or pristine. Stocking and unintended introductions of non-native Read More…

Ready, set, release

The rainy season may have gotten off to a late start in Laos, but it showed up in full force during the country’s annual Fish Releasing Day Read More…

Fresh jellies

A rare opportunity for unusual wildlife viewing occurred in northern California’s Lake Oroville this summer, when many residents and visitors spotted a large bloom of freshwater jellyfish Read More…

Winners and losers in warm, dry times

This third, continuous dry year in California highlights that droughts are not only stressful for people, they are also concerning for fish and wildlife - at least, Read More…