Yolo Bypass Rice Fields As Floodplain (IMAGE) University of California - Davis Caption Rice fields managed as floodplains during winter can create surrogate wetland habitat for native fish. Credit Carson Jeffres/UC Davis Usage Restrictions Provide credit. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.