Stinky Salmon and Other Natural Fertilizers

From dying salmon, mighty redwoods grow. Scientists have long studied how the expansive, lush forests of the Pacific Northwest are nourished by an annual fertilizer boost provided Read More…

The most interesting fish in the world

We recently embarked on a quest to find the most interesting fish in the world. Clearly, what constitutes “interesting” is highly subjective: we asked 20 FISHBIO staff Read More…

Birds of a Feather Prey Together

Fish are food for a wide array of species in rivers and lakes. As noted in our testimony before members of Congress, predation by nonnative fishes is Read More…

The Value of a California Salmon

While salmon have a high intrinsic value for ecological and cultural reasons, it is also possible to assign them a dollar amount – although not always easy. Read More…

A Decade of Delta Research on Juvenile Salmon

  California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is unique among large West Coast estuaries in that it supports four distinct runs of Chinook salmon (Onchorhynchus tshawytscha) as well as Read More…

Salmon release

As April comes to an end, the fall-run Chinook salmon outmigration period will soon be winding down, as juvenile salmon make their way throughout the watersheds of Read More…