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Download protocol-field_bulk_sample_collection Procedures for obtaining bulk beach substrate samples.

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Download Vortex method for separation of forage fish eggs12.11.15 Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) biologists have assessed marine shorelines for evidence of forage fish spawning (presence of eggs) since the 1970’s. During this time, we have developed effective protocols for collecting and identifying forage fish eggs from beaches. These protocols are contained in […]

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Download Kyle Antonelis, Daniel Huppert, Don Velasquez & Jeff June (2011): Dungeness Crab Mortality Due to Lost Traps and a Cost-Benefit Analysis of Trap Removal in Washington State Waters of the Salish Sea, North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 31:5, 880-893. To link to this article. . .

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Download Project Scope and Objectives In June 2013, the Washington State legislature provided $3.5 million to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to work in partnership with the Northwest Straits Foundation (NWSF) to complete the removal of legacy derelict nets from shallow high priority areas of Puget Sound . . .

Download Introduction Abandoned, lost and discarded crab pots cause negative economic and environmental impacts in Puget Sound every year. Crab pots are lost for a variety of reasons: operator error, gear malfunctions, entanglement with debris, vessel strikes and vandalism . . .