fish http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/176/all en Urban Foraging: Carp Caviar from the L.A. River! http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/urban-foraging-carp-caviar-la-river <p>Ask me where my favorite spot to explore urban nature is in Los Angeles, and I&#39;ll almost always say the river. This is particularly true during, and after, our&nbsp;seasonal&nbsp;rain storms.&nbsp;We&#39;re used to extreme&nbsp;heat episodes, wildlfires, and the odd earthquake* or two. But, by and large, us Angelenos&nbsp;are&nbsp;unaffected and unimpressed&nbsp;by the elements.&nbsp;Going down to the river after a good rain,&nbsp;you&nbsp;get a rare chance&nbsp;to see, hear,&nbsp;and feel&nbsp;the raw power of nature.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/urban-foraging-carp-caviar-la-river" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/urban-foraging-carp-caviar-la-river#comments carp carp caviar Cyprinus carpio Damian Robledo Elysian Valley fish FoLAR fish study Greg Pauly L.A. River Rick Feeney River Wild The River Project Blog Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:28:37 +0000 Lila Higgins 838 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Piranhas Found in L.A.! http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/piranhas-found-la <p>Piranhas are the stuff of B-movies, sensationalized nature television, and the tropical rainforest. Most would think they have little bearing on life here in L.A., however as I learned last week, this is not the case.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/piranhas-found-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/piranhas-found-la#comments fish game North Campus piranha Pond Blog Wed, 07 Dec 2011 02:11:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 678 at http://www.nhm.org/nature