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No Smelt

Jan 11, 2019

For the first time ever, zero Delta smelt found in CDFW Fall Midwater Trawl:  “For the first time ever, a fish survey that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) conducts every autumn turned up zero Delta smelt throughout the monitoring sites in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta in September, October, November and December 2018.  The smelt, a 2 to 3 inch fish listed under both federal and state Endangered Species Acts, is found only in the Delta estuary. It is regarded as an indicator species, a fish that demonstrates the health of the entire Delta ecosystem. ... ”  Continue reading from Dan Bacher at the FishSniffer here:  For the first time ever, zero Delta smelt found in CDFW Fall Midwater Trawl

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