Delta smelt experimental release Perales.jpg

A woman on a boat lowers a large, cylindrical object into a river with assistance from a crane-like device

Delta smelt experimental release Perales.jpg

Brynn Perales, right, and Bryant Jew of the Lodi Fish and Wildlife Office release Delta smelt into the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta on Dec. 15, 2021, during an experimental release of hatchery-raised smelt into the wild. The project, carried out with the California Department of Water Resources and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, will help inform future supplementation of the species in the wild.
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Photo By/Credit
Brandon Honig/USFWS
Ecosystem
Coastal
River/stream
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Public Domain
Subject tags
Anadromous fish
Coasts
Fish hatcheries
Fisheries management
Rivers and streams