Commercial Fishing, Crabbing, and Clamming

Lynn Ketchum

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Slime proves valuable in developing method for counting salmon in Alaska

Jan 2, 2019
Scientists have published a novel method for counting Pacific salmon – analyzing DNA from the slime the fish leave behind in their spawning streams.

By Chris Branam
Jan 2, 2019

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Graying of the fleet: Perceived impacts on coastal resilience and local policy

The objective of this project is to explore perceptions of community resiliency through examination of the “graying of the fleet” phenomenon in Oregon.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Ecological Effects of Tide Gate Upgrade or Removal: A Literature Review and Knowledge Synthesis

This document reports on findings, conclusions and recommendations derived from scientific literature and knowledge regarding the effectiveness of tide gate removal or upgrade in improving conditions for Oregon’s native migratory fish species.

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Slime proves valuable in developing method for counting salmon in Alaska

Jan 2, 2019
Scientists have published a novel method for counting Pacific salmon – analyzing DNA from the slime the fish leave behind in their spawning streams.

By Chris Branam
Jan 2, 2019

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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
Feb 15, 2018

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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
Nov 20, 2017

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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.

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