Delta smelt in hand.jpg

A small silver fish in a person's hand

Delta smelt in hand.jpg

The Delta smelt was once one of the most abundant fish in the San Francisco Estuary, but the number found in the wild has dropped drastically in recent years. There are now fewer of this threatened species than ever before.
Image
Photo By/Credit
Peter Johnsen/USFWS
Ecosystem
River/stream
Wetland
Media Usage Rights/License
Public Domain
Subject tags
Anadromous fish
Fishes
Monitoring