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Fish in the Bay – November 2021: Winter Fish Transition.

Happy New Year 2022. I am thinking about 2021 in review, but at the same time, I am still catching...

Fish in the Bay – October 2021: Longfins Returned. Non-native Silversides & Shimofuris were still out of control.

Trawl map. The results from October trawls were a mix of good and bad news on several levels.   Bay-side...

Fish in the Bay – September 2021: Operation Guadalupe, Part 3.

Operation Guadalupe trawl stations. Operation Guadalupe. Continued.  For this third and last installment, we surveyed the upstream tidal end of...

Fish in the Bay – September 2021: Operation Guadalupe, Part 2.

Operation Guadalupe trawl stations. Operation Guadalupe. Continued.  For this second installment, we examine some of the fishes in Alviso Slough...

Fish in the Bay – September 2021: Operation Guadalupe.

Hello folks.  From mid-August thru mid-September, the UC Davis OG Fish Lab did something very different.  With additional funding from...

Fish in the Bay – August 2021: Red Ceramium, Boogers, a Nudibranch, and other Summertime Oddities.

Trawl map. We are continuing to experience a very good Anchovy year.  The 2021 total is on track to possibly...

Longing For Longfin (BDSC/IEP 2021)

IEP 2020 (LL) – Longfin Smelt Use Wetland Habitats Throughout the SFE

Assistant Specialist Position in the OGFL

Assistant Specialist Position in the OGFL

Contact Levi Lewis with any questions: lslewis@ucdavis.edu Details can be found here: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04278

Fish in the Bay – July 2021: Anchovy & Goby Season – Crangon Disappeared!

Trawl map. Good News!  The summer 2021 Anchovy spawn continues.  And, we found more bryozoan reef and two new interesting...

Fish in the Bay – June 2021: Summer Fishes.

Trawl map. June Trawls.  The summertime Anchovy spawn commenced in June: see previous Anchovy Alert blog post – http://www.ogfishlab.com/2021/06/05/fish-in-the-bay-june-2021-anchovy-alert-spawning-anchovies-have-returned-to-lower-south-san-francisco-bay/.  This...

Fish in the Bay – June 2021, Anchovy Alert! Spawning Anchovies have returned to Lower South San Francisco Bay.

Anchovies are Spawning again in San Francisco Bay!  Our monthly Anchovy count jumped from 22 in May (with 17 of...

Fish in the Bay – May 2021: Finishing off the La Nina spring.

Trawl map. May Trawls.  May is typically a low-fish transition month between “Baby Fish Month” of April and summertime Anchovies. ...

Fish in the Bay – April 2021: More baby fish.

Trawl map. April is “Baby Fish Month.”  We caught almost 1,900 unidentifiable baby fish.  Most of these tiny babies were...

Fish in the Bay – March 2021: La Nina Baby Fish Bomb.

Trawl map. We caught a lot of baby fish in March; more shrimp than normal as well.  The Pacific Ocean...

Fish in the Bay – February 2021: Tales from the Coral Reef and the Spawning Ground.

Trawl map. Good news, a new season of spawning fish arrived!  Read on.   Bay-side stations trawling results. Rare, odd-ball...

Fish in the Bay – January 2021, Part 2: La Nina Skies; shrimp, parasites, and more.

Sunrise near station Coy4 on January 30th, 2021 I had some odds-and-ends left to report from the January trawls.  Beautiful...

Fish in the Bay – January 2021, part 1: Winter Fishes = Longfin, Shad, Herring, & Anchovy(?).

Trawl map. Good news first:  1126 Anchovies! That is the biggest January catch of Anchovies since 2014.  465 Longfin Smelt...

Fish in the Bay – January 2020: The Longfin Chronicles, Part 3.

Longfin trawl results from January 2nd & 3rd. Operation “Save Our Smelt” 2020/21, week three.  By this point, over 100...

Fish in the Bay – December 2020: The Longfin Chronicles, Part 2.

Longfin trawl results from December 27th& 28th. Longfin Smelt Broodstock Collection. Operation “Save Our Smelt” 2020/21 continued through the last...

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