Ever wondered what actually happens to the ocean when upwelling occurs? This ODFW research footage caught some of the action and this video explains a bit of the oceanographic processes behind it.

Beneath the Surface: Otter Rock Marine Reserve

Dive beneath the surface at Otter Rock Marine Reserve and get a glimpse of rockfish, a harbor seal, an octopus and more. Located off of Oregon’s central coast, Otter Rock Marine Reserve is the smallest of the five reserves. This scientific training ground provides local researchers with the perfect spot to try out new approaches.

Juvenile Fish Surveys

Underwater video of scientists collecting juvenile fish samples in Oregon’s marine reserve sites, to study juvenile fish recruitment. The study is led by scientists from Oregon State University, in collaboration with the ODFW Marine Reserves Program.

Longline Pilot Study

Highlights from the longline pilot study done by the ODFW Marine Reserves Program, in partnership with local commercial fishermen, in the Redfish Rocks Marine Reserve. Featured in the video are: Captain Jeff Miles, his fantastic crew, and his boat F/V Top Gun.