Friday, October 19, 2012

The Art of Counting Fish

Fisheries biologist Peter Moyle began counting fish in the Suisun Marsh north of the San Francisco Bay 30 years ago. His lab at UC Davis's Center for Watershed Studies continues the monthly excursions and the data is used by managers and scientists to look at long-term trends, water management, and climate change.

I volunteered to help pull trawls through water and measure the catch.

Read the story in Bay Nature magazine.