Fishing

Sea Grant Extension engages chefs and retailers on quality, benefits and hurdles of frozen seafood

There is a long-standing perception that the quality of frozen seafood is inferior to fresh seafood, although frozen seafood provides many benefits over fresh, including longer shelf life, a lower transportation carbon footprint and...

'Eat Oregon Seafood' campaign promotes industry impacted by pandemic

Although Oregon’s restaurants re-opened in the summer of 2020 – with social distancing and indoor face covering measures – earlier mandatory statewide closures due to COVID-19 sent Oregon’s $700 million seafood industry ...

Sea Grant Extension helps improve understanding of Astoria’s commercial fishing industry

The city of Astoria in Clatsop County has a diverse fishing industry and is one of the top 10 landing ports in the United States. However, local business leaders, decision-makers and elected officials aren’t always aware of ...

OSU Extension engages fishermen in wave energy research

About 40% of the U.S. population lives in a coastal area. Harnessing wave energy could supply these millions of Americans with electricity and create jobs in the process. But wave energy technology has potential to disrupt the...

Popular Shop at the Dock seafood program pivots to video during pandemic

Shop at the Dock, a program of Oregon Sea Grant and Oregon State University Extension Service, started in Newport in 2014 and became an immediate hit with both locals and tourists. Participants were given behind-the-scenes guided...

Sea Grant Extension research cruises hook students on marine science

Studies suggest that involvement in research helps high school and undergraduate students develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Such opportunities, however, are limited along the Oregon coast. With ...