Conservation Group, Ocean Gold Get S-K Funding for Nearshore Pelagics Study
Casual conversation over coffee has turned into fully-funded collaborative sardine research project between the seafood industry and fishery scientists.
Ocean Gold Seafood, based in Westport, Wash., received word this week it received a $295,800 Saltonstall-Kennedy grant on behalf of the West Coast Pelagic Conservation Group. The collaborative study will help inform sardine stock assessments and improve the understanding of other pelagic species such as herring, anchovies and mackerel.
“We learned a lot from this process about what the sardine population – and other...
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