How Snacking Suckers Engineer an Ecosystem

Environmental engineering is a growing industry, but many species of plants and animals have been experts at modifying ecosystems for millennia. A classic example is the industrious Read More…

Have antenna, will travel

When it comes to fisheries technology, we like to think that if you can imagine it, we can build it. So when we wanted to show people Read More…

A river ran through it

California’s waterways are highly modified with extensive diversions. A special concern when diverting water through various canals and spillways is the entrainment of fishes, which can lead Read More…

Counting bass

There are common questions that anglers and fish biologists often ask, such as What kinds of fish are found in this river? and How many are there? Read More…

Supersized antennas

Last month we mentioned we were in the process of building a large, remote antenna array designed to detect and record passages of fishes and turtles tagged Read More…

Tunnel vision

People frequently come to us with new or challenging circumstances for research in aquatic environments, and that is certainly the case with one of the projects we Read More…

Dirty job

Perhaps we should give Mike Rowe from the Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs a call to help us with this project. This technician is sanding a PIT tag Read More…

Getting “schooled”

FISHBIO, along with more than twenty researchers from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) and non-governmental organizations, traveled to Denver, Colorado this week to participate in a Read More…

Solar powered fisheries research

With so many electronic devises on the market aimed at improving our ability to collect data, it has become increasingly more important to have a reliable power Read More…

PIT Tags: The Full Story

When it comes to tracking fish, tremendous advances in technology have occurred over the last decade. Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) tags provide many advantages over traditional methods Read More…