Posts by Jim Ervin

Fish in the Bay – February 2019, UC Davis Trawls – LONGFIN ALERT! Spawning confirmed for 2019!

Folks, I write as the Atmospheric River pounds the Bay Area with much needed rain.  Urgent flood alerts have just...

Fish in the Bay – January 2019, UC Davis Trawls – Parasite Paradise.

Field notes from the dark underbelly of the Bay:  Folks, I must do a short note about fish parasites.  This...

Fish in the Bay – January 2019, UC Davis Trawls – American Shad, Crangon, and Anchovies are up!

Wet winter brings more fish!  Hello everyone.  This is a slightly abbreviated post focusing on the ongoing booming populations of...

Fish in the Bay – December 2018 UC Davis Trawls – Save Our Smelt (SOS)

This is another special edition of Fish in the Bay.  While most of us Christmas shop or prepare to leave...

Fish in the Bay – December 2018 UC Davis Trawls – Crangon 2018: Year of the Crangon!

Happy New Year!  Welcome to 2019.  Good News:  We wrapped up December with an unbelievable Crangon brooding event.  This was...

Fish in the Bay – November 2018 UC Davis Trawls – Amazing Bugs, Red Algae, Beautiful Fish

Hi Everyone.  This posting is a mixed bag of loose ends from November and early December.  (Monthly Data Tables are...

Fish in the Bay – November 2018 UC Davis Trawls – Longfin Season’s Greetings

An early Merry Christmas!  Longfin Smelt returned to Lower South San Francisco Bay!  First arrival of Longfins occurred in October...

Fish in the Bay – 11 Nov 2018 UC Davis Trawls – Anchovy Color Hypothesis.

This is a special edition of “Fish in the Bay” to further develop the San Francisco Bay Colorful Anchovy Hypothesis. ...

Fish in the Bay – 20 October 2018 UC Davis Trawls – Duck Hunter’s Weekend.

Hello again everyone.  I joined the Hobbs group for a day of lovely weather in late October. This was a...

Fish in the Bay – 15-16 September 2018 UC Davis Trawls – Cycling the Carbon.

As happened earlier in July, I again missed the boat in September.  The UC Davis crew performed their trawls on...

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