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B-Roll: Groundfish Trawl Fishing in the Northwest
Select footage of groundfish trawl fishing off the southern coast of Oregon. Footage includes trawl fishing operations, catch sorted by species including bycatch, fisheries observer measuring bycatch, and offload in Brookings, OR.
NEFSC Gear Research Series: Going Low to Reduce Sea Turtle Bycatch
Working with fishermen across the East Coast, Northeast Fisheries Science Center researchers tested a new fishing gear design that reduces the chance of catching sea turtles in gillnets. Luckily they had underwater cameras to see how it works!