California Department of Fish & Wildlife

California Hatcheries Battle Bacteria Outbreak

For the past few months some of the trout hatcheries in California have been experiencing a bacteria outbreak that is negatively affecting their fish populations. The bacteria (Lactococcus garvieae) has been detected in freshwater and saltwater aquaculture facilities around the world, but this is the first time it has been observed in California. According to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), fish infected… Read More »California Hatcheries Battle Bacteria Outbreak