The Mojave Desert is hot, expansive, and intimidating; but the region is dotted with small pools that some pretty cool fish call home…
A Tale of Science Communication, Biodiversity, and Increasingly Bad Fish Puns
If a sturgeon leaps from the water and no one’s there to tweet about it, does it make a splash?
Sometimes it’s good to disconnect from the digital world and experience the natural world around us.
It’s time to dispose of the trash fish label when it comes to native species
I was out on the bayou (Louisiana) with graduate students today, collecting fishes for one of their projects. We were targeting Spotted Gars, but ran into an unusual abundance of Largemouth Bass. This got me thinking about “the most popular sport fish” in the USA: the Black Basses. Although many anglers and fish enthusiasts are…
At the Fisheries Blog, we’re starting a new series of posts, once a month, where we bring back “oldie but goodie” posts from our now extensive archive. Rest assured, these “repeat spawner” posts, smell a whole lot better than that leftover fish you found in the fridge from two weeks ago!
The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) recently released its Global Assessment. Broadly, the report finds that nature (marine, aquatic, and terrestrial systems) is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history.
Big-budget nature documentaries are chronically ignoring freshwater biodiversity relative to terrestrial and marine systems…
Although dogs and cats are the most recognizable pets in the United States, did you know, freshwater fishes are the most popular pets by number?
Pictures and videos detail the removal of migration barriers to Steelhead Trout in the Pacific Northwest.