Here’s the fieldwork we’ve been up to this past month:
The ecological research team completed 4 days of hook and line/longline surveys in Redfish Rocks and its two comparison areas aboard the F/VTop Gun. Also, one day of hook and line surveys were done at Cape Falcon. Next month the team will continue hook and line work at both Cape Falcon and Redfish Rocks.
Completed 2 days of SCUBA dive surveys, including 7 data collection dives, at Redfish Rocks and a comparison area
Our OSU partners collected SMURF data at Redfish Rocks and Otter Rock Marine Reserves. These surveys will wrap up in the next month.