Sea Grant fisheries engineering specialist Ed Kolbe worked with the fishing fleet to develop modern on-board systems that freeze fish within minutes of catching, ensuring high-quality products for consumers.
Sea Grant Extension agents such as Ginny Goblirsch bring fishing communities together to work with scientists and have an effect on marine policy. (Goblirsch, retired from Sea Grant, now chairs the Newport Port Commission).
This fishing fleet of trollers awaits a run of salmon at Yaquina Bay, Newport, Oregon. In the background is the Highway U.S. 101 bridge over the bay and mouth of the Yaquina River. Part of the city of Newport is shown on the right.
Sea Grant researcher Wilbur Breese is checking the growth rate of cultured oyster spat. He set up a pilot oyster hatchery at Oregon State University's Marine Science Center in 1965. His investigations succeeded in unlocking mysteries of oyster…