Commercial Fishing, Crabbing, and Clamming

Lynn Ketchum

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Transdisciplinary Report: Ocean Condition Forecasting Team

In this report, researchers build off of the knowledge and relationships created from the Seacast web forecasting tool to explore the perceptions of uncertainty for both data providers and users.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

What's Fresh and When? Oregon Seafood Consumer Guide 2018

This guide is a quick reference for consumers on what is being caught fresh, locally by commercial fishermen and during what seasons.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Seacast: Ocean Forecasting Website

Seacast is an easy-to-use, interactive, online map that lets commercial fishermen check forecasts of ocean conditions off the Pacific Northwest coastline.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Latest News

Newly-hatched salmon use geomagnetic field to learn which way is up

Feb 15, 2018
Findings have important implications for understanding how salmon navigate across the wide range of habitats they encounter

By Chris Branam | News Story

Recovery of West Coast marine mammals boosts consumption of chinook salmon

Nov 20, 2017
Total fish eaten may now exceed the combined harvest by commercial and recreational fisheries

By Chris Branam | News Story

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Shrimp Farming

Are there any OSU Extension publications on freshwater shrimp farming in Oregon, or the feasibility of such an endeavor? I am seeing that this is a growing agribusiness in Indiana and Illinois, not just the Southeast region of the US.

By Dave Landkamer, | Featured Question