Fish

A video posted on YouTube shows a group of fishermen catching a green sturgeon, a protected species, in the Delta. (CBS)

66-Inch Sturgeon Revived By Wildlife Officers, Returned To Sacramento River; Man Cited On Poaching Charges

California wildlife officers successfully resuscitated a 66-inch sturgeon and cited a man on poaching charges last week, before returning the fish to the Sacramento River.

03/13/2015

The longfin smelt could derail plans to implode the eastern span of the Bay Bridge. (CBS)

Small Fish May Derail Plans To Implode Old Bay Bridge

Caltrans’ plan was to save money and protect the environment by bringing down the old bridge piers with explosives. But once again, the agency finds itself taking a detour, for one specific fish.

03/10/2015

A school of bluefin tuna. (NOAA)

West Coast Scientists Fishing For Solutions To Bluefin Tuna Overfishing

In the San Francisco Bay Area, no matter how you slice it, we’re wild about raw fish. But we have a big problem: We love this fish so much that we’re eating it into extinction.

02/23/2015

A sick sea lion pup at the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California on February 19, 2015. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

Rising Ocean Temperatures The Likely Cause For More Than 100 Sea Lions Pups Needing Care At Marine Mammal Center In Sausalito

Ocean temperatures are 2-5 degrees above normal near the Channel Islands, meaning fish are moving to warmer waters and adult sea lions are having to travel further for food.

02/19/2015

A school of bluefin tuna. (NOAA)

Rapidly Rising Mercury Levels In Yellowfin Tuna Revealed

Yellowfin tuna, marketed as Ahi, is already on the Natural Resources Defense Council’s list as a high-mercury fish that should be eaten sparingly or avoided altogether. But results from a new study reveals those mercury levels have been rising by nearly 4 percent annually over a ten year period.

02/04/2015

Mosquitofish (Wikimedia Commons)

Santa Clara County’s Supply Of Free Mosquito Larvae-Eating Fish For Distribution Nearly Gone

This year’s supply of mosquitofish is nearly gone in Santa Clara County, but the county’s Vector Control District is planning to renew in April its program offering the mosquito larvae-eating fish for free to the public.

11/28/2014

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San Jose Water Company Could Pay $3 Million For Leak That Killed Threatened Fish

State water regulators have proposed a record-setting $3 million penalty against a San Jose water company for a leak of chemically treated drinking water that killed dozens of fish.

11/19/2014

Crews dump poison into Mountain Lake in San Francisco's Presidio. (CBS)

Only In San Francisco: ‘Goldfish Amnesty’ Pond Planned After Poisoning Non-Native Fish In Mountain Lake

Crews have taken drastic measures alien invaders in Mountain Lake, in San Francisco’s Presidio. But to do that, they have to kill off every living thing in the water.

11/13/2014

Paiche (WikiCommons)

Whole Foods Pushes Consumption, Conservation Of Paiche, The 5 Million-Year-Old Fish You’ve Never Heard Of

There’s a very ancient fish you’ve probably never heard of, and it’s swimming into a Bay Area store or restaurant near you.

10/16/2014

Photo Courtesy of Simon & Schuster

Fried Sea Scallops Recipe From The “School Of Fish” Cookbook

Winter is coming and along with it scallop season. Try Ben Pollinger’s recipe for fried sea scallops.

10/02/2014

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