FishSens Staff
By: FishSens Staff

Nigiri Project Looks At Floodplains To Support Salmon Populations

For many years, experiments conducted on the rice fields of Knaggs Ranch, in California’s Yolo Bypass, have yielded accelerated growth rates for juvenile Chinook salmon, according to a release from the University of California, Davis. The experiments are part of the Nigiri Project, an effort that looks to assess how floodplains can support healthy populations of salmon.