2017

The objective of this study is to improve understanding of coastal community resilience through examination of the graying of the fleet phenomenon in two fishing communities in Oregon.
The researchers conducted two studies designed to evaluate delayed mortality, physical condition,and behavioral competency of yelloweye rockfish, Sebastes ruberrimus, experiencing barotrauma during capture followed by recompression.
This report estimates the number of gooseneck barnacles on jetties in southern Oregon and describes a device that was created to grow the barnacles in a laboratory on a small scale.
Researcher find as more protected species respond positively to recovery efforts, managers should attempt to evaluate tradeoffs between recovery and unintended ecosystem consequences.
The project combines occupational saftey research with experience in working directly with the commercial fishing industry.
Research on region-specific longline gear modifications to identify effective bycatch reduction tools and the value of working collaboratively with fishermen to craft solutions.

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