Voracious Little Fish Keeping Zika Virus In CheckSanta Clara County’s insect control experts are working hard to make sure the Zika virus doesn’t make its way to Silicon Valley this summer, and a tiny fish is on the front lines.
Man Who Forages In San Francisco Bay Carries Lemon Wedge To Snack On Raw ShellfishKirk Lombard walks the walk. The guy who says we should be eating more of the small fishes that live in San Francisco Bay carries a lemon in his pocket when he goes fishing, just so he can snack on raw shellfish.
Study Finds Plastic Ending Up In The Guts Of Some California FishIf you're in the market for fresh fish, there's a chance it didn't eat the healthiest dinner.
Caltrans Seeking Permits To Demolish Bay Bridge Pier With Explosives, Despite Possible Marine Life DangerCaltrans 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.
Dead Anchovies Found In Monterey Marina Hours After Aeration System Turned On, But Cause Remains UnclearSome anchovies died off at the Monterey Marina Thursday and city officials are looking for a cause.
Drought Dries Up San Jose's Guadalupe River After Years Of RestorationThe Guadalupe River, which runs through San Jose, has dried up.
Bay Area Fishermen Report Huge Catches Ahead Of Forecasted El NinoDespite 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.
Environmentalists Concerned Drought Causing Salty Bay Water To Invade Delta, Threaten EcosystemState 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.
Costco Customer Reports Finding Worm Squirming Around In Salmon Package In Concord StoreA Costco customer in Concord posted video of what they say was a parasite squirming around inside a package of salmon from the store.
Strengthening El Nino Possibly Linked To More Shark, Exotic Fish Sightings Off California CoastWarmer waters from a building El Nino may one reason for the recent great white shark sightings in Santa Cruz County.
Nature's Surprise: First Ever Warm-Blooded Fish DiscoveredAs if this circular silver and orange fish wasn't strange enough, researchers recently discovered it also has warm blood, giving it a unique advantage.
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.
America's Top 5 Must-Visit AquariumsWant 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."
West Coast Sardine Fishing Season Called Off In Effort To Stave Off Industry CollapseFisheries managers have decided to call off the West Coast sardine fishing season that starts in July because of rapidly dwindling numbers, hoping to save an iconic industry from the kind of collapse that hit in the 1940s and lasted 50 years.
Human Birth Control Chemical, BPA Cause Lower Fertility In Fish, Government Scientists SayNewly-released research from U.S. government scientists found a chemical in birth control pills and the chemical BPA affects the fertility of fish. These chemicals often end up in waterways.