Fish

The dismantling of the old canitlever portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge continued.

Caltrans Seeking Permits To Demolish Bay Bridge Pier With Explosives, Despite Possible Marine Life Danger

Caltrans is seeking permits to demolish the largest pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge with explosives, a procedure that could be dangerous to native marine mammals, but Caltrans officials say it would have the least impact on bay wildlife.

08/18/2015

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Dead Anchovies Found In Monterey Marina Hours After Aeration System Turned On, But Cause Remains Unclear

Some anchovies died off at the Monterey Marina Thursday and city officials are looking for a cause.

08/13/2015

Guadalupe River

Drought Dries Up San Jose’s Guadalupe River After Years Of Restoration

The Guadalupe River, which runs through San Jose, has dried up.

08/09/2015

Kids belonging to a fishing summer camp show off their catches on July 30, 2015. (CBS)

Bay Area Fishermen Report Huge Catches Ahead Of Forecasted El Nino

Despite the drought, Bay Area fishermen said they’re enjoying some of their best hauls in years. An approaching El Nino is likely sending fish surging toward our shores.

07/30/2015

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Environmentalists Concerned Drought Causing Salty Bay Water To Invade Delta, Threaten Ecosystem

State officials are struggling to keep portions of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta fresh as saltier water from the San Francisco Bay pushes inland during another summer of drought.

07/25/2015

A Costco customer in Concord posted video of what they say was a parasite squirming around inside a package of salmon from the store. (CBS)

Costco Customer Reports Finding Worm Squirming Around In Salmon Package In Concord Store

A Costco customer in Concord posted video of what they say was a parasite squirming around inside a package of salmon from the store.

07/15/2015

Great White Shark (Getty Images)

Strengthening El Nino Possibly Linked To More Shark, Exotic Fish Sightings Off California Coast

Warmer waters from a building El Nino may one reason for the recent great white shark sightings in Santa Cruz County.

07/02/2015

The opah, also known as moonfish (Magnus Manske/Creative Commons)

Nature’s Surprise: First Ever Warm-Blooded Fish Discovered

As if this circular silver and orange fish wasn’t strange enough, researchers recently discovered it also has warm blood, giving it a unique advantage.

05/15/2015

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Is Wine Vegan? Sure, Except For The Egg Whites, Gelatin, Milk Products And Fish Parts

(Inside Science Currents Blog) — Is your wine vegan? It seems like an odd question: wine is made of grapes, grapes fall solidly under the “not an animal product” label, therefore it would seem that wine is a vegan-friendly beverage.

05/13/2015

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America’s Top 5 Must-Visit Aquariums

Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”

05/12/2015

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