Posts by Jim Ervin

Fish in the Bay – December 2019: Part 2, Gobies and more wet-season erosion.

Some additional December observations and 2019 end of year clean up. Fish & Bug Matrix: Six good years of comparable...

Fish in the Bay – December 2019: Part 1, Rains bring Mysids and other critters.

December trawls: Jon Kuntz was on lines and net duty.  Happy New Year!  I am catching up on December reporting. ...

Fish in the Bay – December 2019, Special Report: Brown Shad after Bomb Cyclones & Atmospheric Rivers.

Hello again everyone.  If you live in the Bay Area you are aware that we had a lot of rain...

Fish in the Bay – November 2019, UC Davis Trawls – Blue Fish!

Happy Thanksgiving! BE THANKFUL FOR THE RAIN.  Cool-season rains were long overdue when we trawled on 9-10 November.  The fish...

Fish in the Bay – October 2019, UC Davis Trawls (Part2) – Big Fish in a Little Pond; plus a Shrimp update.

This is part 2 from our latest trawling weekend, 5 & 6 October.  See previous post for datasheets. Bay Study. ...

Fish in the Bay – October 2019, UC Davis Trawls – Winter Fish Arrivals & a goby surprise.

I joined the UC Davis trawls on both days of this October’s trawling weekend.  … Fish are on the move! ...

Fish in the Bay – September 2019, UC Davis Trawls – Exopalaemon Blow-Out plus more Anchovy Color Investigation.

I did not join the September trawls, so the photo record is a little sparse.  It was an interesting month...

Fish in the Bay – August 2019, UC Davis Trawls – Worm Fight and the Evolving Marsh.

We had another good trawling weekend in August despite warm water and plummeting Dissolved Oxygen (DO).    Dr. Hobbs joined...

Fish in the Bay – July 2019, UC Davis Trawls – Brown-back Anchovies and Bat Rays

It was another mixed-up weekend in July owing to extreme summer tides and some rough afternoon weather that preempted trawling...

Fish in the Bay – June 2019, UC Davis Trawls – Freshness Continues

Hello folks.  I joined Jim Hobbs and the UC Davis trawling surveys on Saturday, June 1st.  It was a crazy...

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