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Abalone and Benthic Invertebrates

Volunteer opportunity

Research Interests: Abalone fishery, ecology, and conservation Current Projects:

  • Examination of abalone fishery independent (subtidal) and dependent (creel survey) data.
  • Assessment of abalone populations using subtidal video information
  • Abalone growth studies

Volunteer(s) are needed to do the following:

  • Interview recreational abalone divers and shore pickers (creel surveys)
  • Review subtidal video tapes
  • Assist with subtidal abalone surveys (MUST be UC res. cert. diver)
  • Assist with abalone growth study

For further information contact Laura Rogers-Bennett.