A dover sole swims along the sand ocean floor. It has a flat body and both eyes sit on short stalks on one side of its body.
Using bottom trawl survey data from NOAA Fisheries, researchers assessed changes over 40 years in northern California Current continental shelf groundfish assemblage composition, species' presence, and relationships to environmental variables.
Adult coho salmon swiming upriver
Study examines whether Oregon coastal coho salmon returning to three tributaries of the Smith River watershed (in the central Oregon Coast Range) responded to the stream hydroregime throughout their spawning period.
Soft-shell clams, called Mya arenaria, are lined up on a wet towel, waiting to be measured.
Researchers examined chronic (90 days) exposure by the soft-shell clam, Mya arenaria, to environmentally relevant concentrations of four pesticides registered for use in forestry.
A piece of yellow rope on the beach among the other trash.
Shellfish growers and scientists discuss the pieces of yellow rope that come from oyster farms and end up on beaches after oysters are harvested.


Boat in Astoria harbor with a large bridge in the background at sunset
This report describes the results of the third year of an evaluation of the online presence and prices of companies on the Oregon coast that offer tours for kayaking, salmon fishing and whale watching.
Logo for Oregon Sea Grant's 2016 State of the Coast Conference
Oregon Sea Grant's annual State of the Coast conference took place online in 2020 on Nov. 5 and 6. Video of speakers during the two-day event are linked.