Tag Archives: rockfish

Goin’ Fishin’: Scientists, Anglers and Charter Boat Captains are Teaming Up on Collaborative Fisheries Research Project

January 24th, 2014

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Due to a long history of perceived competing interests, recreational fishermen, academics, scientists and charter boat captains aren’t necessarily known for working well together. So how do you get such a diverse – and at times contentious – group to collaborate on a fisheries research project? […]

Search & Deploy! Building trust through collaborative marine research

August 30th, 2013

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> As we sail out of Moss Landing Harbor, there are no familiar sounds of sea lions or crashing waves.  The early morning fog seems to have muted even the seabirds.   The swells are small today, but that is little comfort to my queasy stomach. I’m onboard […]

Got Gas? Try Recompression!

June 7th, 2013

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> If you’ve ever been fishing off the coast of California, you’ve likely captured a rockfish, and perhaps even captured a rockfish that you had to throw back.  If this is familiar to you, the sight of a blown up rockfish with eyes bulging, and something coming […]