Salmon

FishSens Staff
By: FishSens Staff

Great Lakes Angler Diary Lets Citizen Scientists Gather Fish Data

The Great Lakes region is so expansive that it’s hard for fisheries researchers to cover all of it. But, thanks to the modern smartphone technology many have at their disposal today, scientists are finding new ways to study places without ever actually being there. The predominant way is by utilizing citizen scientists, or volunteers, which are commonly anglers for fisheries studies.

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.