NOAA — FishWatch: Lingcod

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Fishing Rate

(overfishing not

Habitat Impacts

the West bottom trawls the ocean and can habitats, depending the bottom and the of the (the section the net rolls along bottom). Trawls minimal damage targeting lingcod soft, sandy, muddy bottoms. avoid damaging nets, fishermen less likely use trawls small footropes fish over hard bottoms. often criticized, Coast bottom fisheries are regulated under new trawl share” program, encourages responsible practices. Management also prohibit trawling in areas to the rocky where lingcod throughout much their life. gears used

to harvest off the Coast and have little on habitat.


Off West Coast, trawls and can incidentally other groundfish non-groundfish species. Coast bottom fisheries are regulated under new trawl share” program, encourages responsible practices and monitors the of all Management prohibits in certain to protect fish populations, as canary yelloweye rockfish. use vessel systems (VMS), allow enforcement and fishery to monitor locations of activities and that vessels complying with areas.

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Lingcod motionless on reef in Point Lobos Reserve.

Lingcod neither a nor a – it’s member of Pacific greenling Hexagrammidae . only to Pacific waters the west of North This fish got its from early due to similarity to ling and cod-like white, flesh.

However, since are harvested catch of abundant species as lingcod been limited the need rebuild the species. In 2011, managers a “catch program” for West Coast trawl fishery address this Under this managers divide total allowable for the into shares by fishermen. can catch share whenever want, allowing the flexibility better plan season, fish safer weather when market for

their catch highest, and bycatch of species.

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