West Coast Groundfish: Disaster to Sustainable Fishery
The West coast groundfish was one of the most important fisheries in the US—until it collapsed. This website tells the story of how fishermen, fishery managers, scientists and environmentalists came together to save the groundfish fishery and achieved one of the greatest conservation successes in modern history. Oregon Sea Grant funded the creation of the website, which is an outreach component of a study it funded on how groundfish bottom trawling may impact areas of Oregon’s seafloor previously closed to fishing.
The website includes: