Fish camo

Sculpin have ability to blend in with their surroundings, which is useful to elude predators and ambush prey. This prickly sculpin Cottus asper was recently photographed while Read More…

Geeks rule

One study on coho salmon found that 75% of jacks passed on their genes, whereas only 58% of older, larger males were successful at reproducing. During mating, Read More…

Feed me!

At first glance, this small rainbow trout looks a little out of place hanging out with adult spawning Chinook. The trout can be seen staying close to Read More…

Stanislaus River Salmon Festival Video

Saturday (November 7) is the first ever Stanislaus River Salmon Festival.The event is intended to celebrate the local salmon fishery, as well as educate and inspire the Read More…

Bi-colored chinook salmon

During almost 20 years of fish research, we have encountered a lot of interesting looking fish species, odd behaviors, and have observed a variety of injuries, such Read More…

Rare White Sturgeon sighting

Although white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) are native to the San Joaquin Basin, it’s uncommon to see them in shallow water habitat, and rare to have the opportunity Read More…