Sea monsters and saving kelp: Thursday Afternoon Dredging, April 12, 2018

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  1. Greg Barron · April 12, 2018

    The Kelp story is really a canary / coal mine analogy to me. I’ve watched the coast change over the last 35 years of my diving career and am seeing everything reported in the story to be evident. the collapse a few years ago if the red ab fishery was devastating. The kelp has been disappearing for a while now but it seems the last few years the changes are coming far faster than I’ve seen. I guess it’s time to get out of the shark business and get into lower benthic restoration work. I’ve been wanting to start working with the Olympia Oysters in the Bay for a while. Now may be the time.

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