Feelin’ Hot Hot Hot!

The Mojave Desert is hot, expansive, and intimidating; but the region is dotted with small pools that some pretty cool fish call home…

Repeat Spawner Series: How Many Species of Black Bass?

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…

Repeat spawner series: “Winter: the forgotten study season”

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!

Pet Fish or Alien Invader?

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?