The Spring-run Salmon Saga of the San Joaquin

We’ve recently reported on the long and fascinating history of Friant Dam, the collapse of San Joaquin River salmon populations, and the groundbreaking lawsuit that resulted in Read More…

Poor Returns: The 2017 Salmon Season

Every year, the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) publishes a report on the previous year’s salmon fisheries along the West Coast. The report details harvest totals and Read More…

Sturgeon Sightings in the San Joaquin Basin

Sturgeon are impressive, prehistoric-looking beasts lurking in the shadows of river-bottoms. Two species of sturgeon are native to California, the white sturgeon and the green sturgeon. The Read More…

The Billion Dollar Salmon

California’s San Joaquin River has been at the heart of a long and expensive legal battle. The issue at hand is how the construction and operation of Read More…

Diving the Delta

Our staff often find themselves needing to jump into challenging environments. This happened recently, when FISHBIO was offered an opportunity to assist in a collaborative effort to Read More…

Salmon on a string

What do a hatchery salmon on a string, a GPS from a dog collar, a length of PVC pipe, and a GoPro have to do with fisheries Read More…