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Nov. 21, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Net cameras help fishermen catch the right fish

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Bycatch, Catch shares, Simrad Fisheries


Nov. 16, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Congress to NOAA: Catch shares need your help

Ed Backus at Ecotrust flagged this letter from several members of Oregon's congressional delegation, as well as senators from Alaska and Massachusetts. Note: All states where fisheries are being overhauled through catch share programs. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Catch shares


Nov. 15, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Catch shares: How to split a $40 million slurpee

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Catch shares


Feb. 18, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

How environmentalists are reshaping a West Coast fishery

Something strange is happening on West Coast fishing docks. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Catch shares, The Nature Conservancy


Nov. 04, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

NOAA: This way to safe, sustainable fisheries

Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced a new commercial fisheries policy: Catch shares for everyone. That means giving fishermen individual shares of fish to catch when they please and to manage for maximum profit. The idea is to relieve the pressure they're currently under to catch more fish faster, which many current fishery management plans inadvertently reward. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Catch shares, Fisheries, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Aug. 11, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

New for the groundfish fleet: Fish ownership ... and the chicken dance

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Pacific Ocean, Catch shares, Fisheries



About Ecotrope

In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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