Coastal Economy: Commercial use rate of fish populations (MLPA)

Commercial fishing contributes to local communities' economies. Metrics or this activity includes number of individual vessels, number of trips, and total landings per fish species (weight per species and size class). Other important information includes economic and social activity indirectly triggered by fishing in coastal communities. <p> Focal species: nearshore rockfish, Dungeness crab, California halibut, and red sea urchin