New posters highlight local CA seafood

July 31, 2013
Media Contact— Caitlin Coomber / ccoomber@ucsd.edu / 858-534-0580

Many of us may be pretty clueless about what fishermen catch off our coast, the gear they use, or the species that are farmed.

To help educate the public, California Sea Grant has created four regional posters that highlight local, commercially caught and farmed marine seafood.

The posters are available free for download and printing at Discover California Fisheries.

Each poster includes a sampling of the more than 50 varieties of seafood caught and grown in four regions of California, along with information on their seasonality and the gear or methods used. The four regions are:

California Sea Grant Extension Specialists Carolynn Culver and Carrie Pomeroy developed the posters, using a design produced in collaboration with Ben Ciccati, Kim Selkoe and Heather Lahr.

For more information, contact:

Carolynn Culver, cculver@ucsd.edu

Carrie Pomeroy, cpomeroy@ucsd.ed

About California Sea Grant

NOAA’s California Sea Grant College Program funds marine research, education and outreach throughout California. Our headquarters is at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego; we are one of 33 Sea Grant programs in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce.