Commercial Fishing, Crabbing, and Clamming

Lynn Ketchum

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Klamath River Parasite Song (The Ballad of Ceratonova Shasta)

This music video is a ballad created from research on Ceratonova Shasta, a parasite that affects salmon on the Klamath River in Oregon.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Opinions and perceptions of Oregon Dungeness crab permit holders on whale entanglement issues & survey

survey and results for a project that sought the input of Oregon's Dungeness crab fishermen and industry representatives on management options to reduce the risk of whale entanglement in Oregon.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Oregon Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishing 2018 - 2019 Directive to Minimize Whale Entanglement

A voluntary best practices directive to help the Oregon Dungeness crab fleet take n important steps towards reducing the risk of whale entanglements.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Latest News

Marine scientist joins Oregon Sea Grant and OSU Extension as fisheries specialist

May 9, 2019
Angee Doerr, an interdisciplinary marine scientist, has joined Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon State University Extension Service to work with the fishing industry on the central Oregon coast.

By Chris Branam | News Story

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 | News Story

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

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Aye Aye Cap'n!

I have been sport fishing on my own boat for over 10 years now. Many friends captain commercial fishing boats here in Newport, and have expressed their interest having me run their boats. What type of schooling/certification do I need, to get my captain's license?

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