Stack of Dungeness crab traps. CDFW photo by C. Juhasz
Brown rockfish caught by California Collaborative Fisheries Research volunteer anglers. photo courtesy Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
Researchers monitoring the rocky intertidal habitat. photo courtesy MARINe
Researchers from 24 universities, agencies and institutions across California worked closely with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and the Ocean Protection Council (OPC) to monitor key habitats both inside and outside of MPAs, including kelp forests, rocky reefs, rocky shores, estuaries, and sandy beaches. Continue reading “MPA Monitoring Webinar Series: Ask the Researcher”→
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is committed to working with stakeholders to evaluate the needs of the California halibut fishery and community. Since holding two public webinars in summer/fall 2021, CDFW staff have made advances in several priority areas, as outlined below.