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March 16, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Is The Northwest Sardine Fishery Collapsing?

Two fishery scientists have predicted a collapse in the West Coast sardine population based on several factors that parallel the fishery's dramatic collapse in the mid-1900s. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Forage fish, Oceana, Pacific Fishery Management Council, Pew Environment Group, Sardines


Dec. 14, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

In court: The ripple effects of catching little fish

What’s the ecological ripple effect of catching little fish in the ocean? Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Pacific Ocean, Forage fish, Oceana, Pacific Fishery Management Council, Sardines



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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