Colorful catch

Well, it happened again. Last year we observed three sockeye/kokanee salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka see post Kokan-eye?) attempting to spawn in the lower Stanislaus River and recently we captured Read More…

… but females prefer reds

Kokanee are a non-anadromous form of the sockeye salmon. In most locations both kokanee and sockeye share the same spawning rivers and develop a similar characteristic breeding Read More…

Kokan-eye?

The photo of Oncorhynchus nerka, shown above, was taken in the Stanislaus River, a San Joaquin River tributary, last week (YouTube Video). From their distinctive green head Read More…