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Bycatch review: we round up a number of reports on the wasteful discards of marine fisheries
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A look back and a forecast for fall run chinook #salmon on the West Coast - from one great year to another
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Extreme drought by the numbers: we look at the breakdown of water storage, rainfall and snowfall around California
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In times of extreme conditions, such as the current state of water scarcity in California, some sacrifices and tradeoffs inevitably have to be made. This has occurred through sacrificing fall-run Chinook salmon to help endangered steelhead and winter-run Chinook salmon through the timing of water flow cuts in rivers: http://fishbio.com/field-notes/chinook-salmon/tough-choices-in-dry-conditions
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We write about the threat of invasive water hyacinth to ecosystems around the world, including the California rivers in our backyard: http://fishbio.com/field-notes/invasive-species/green-tunnels-of-invasive-weeds
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Our new blog post describes the experience of social #fishing activities in #Laos - and the relationship with non-native fish species: http://fishbio.com/field-notes/angling/social-fishing
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I will then spread this in the LaoFAB listserv group. This may surely interest some of these guys.
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A room with a view: nest boxes provide important habitat for birds like this Great Horned Owl. http://fishbio.com/field-notes/wildlife/a-room-with-a-view
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The art and policy of fish sedation - what recent changes in chemical sedative regulations mean for fish research.
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Flooded forest trees dying after dam construction & locals use for charcoal: enviro changes in #Laos http://ow.ly/t53Tf #MekongMonday
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Take a look at this super star: This marine creature might look like a bright holiday bauble, but it’s actually a fearsome killer with more than a dozen arms in its arsenal. The sunflower star, Pycnopodia helianthoides, is the largest sea star inhabiting the West Coast, and can grow as large as a manhole cover! This is the fleshy, voracious Godzilla of the undersea invertebrate world, which dwarfs other sea stars at diameters of up to one meter, and wields as many as 20 or 24 arms...
Read more: http://fishbio.com/field-notes/marine/super-star
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We are a dedicated group of research scientists, engineers, and technicians who specialize in counting, tracking, and analyzing trends in fish and wildlife populations throughout the world. Our expert staff, technical capacity, and state-of-the-art equipment make us trailblazers in aquatic research.