Commercial Fishermen in the California Halibut Trawl Fishery: Who does your local seafood come from? | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Commercial Fishermen in the California Halibut Trawl Fishery: Who does your local seafood come from?

  • Collection DOI:
    Principal Investigator:
    Susan Wang, Kristine Lesyna
  • These oral histories capture and share the history and stories of commercial California halibut trawl fishermen, providing a way for the public to connect with local fishermen and the source of their seafood. Interviews are conducted with with California halibut trawl fishermen in the San Francisco and Half Moon Bay ports, focusing on the fishermen’s fishing history, their family’s fishing history, and their plans for the future. This project will preserve pieces of the history of the California halibut trawl fishermen, as well as build and strengthen relationships between NOAA, the state, local fishermen, and the community.

Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Nicola Ingargiola

Oral history interview with Nicola Ingargiola.

Kristine Lesyna, Susan Wang San Francisco, CA NOAA Fisheries, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Commercial Fishermen in the California Halibut Trawl Fishery: Who does your local seafood come from?
Ian James Roberts

Oral history interview with Ian James Roberts.  

Kristine Lesyna, Susan Wang Crescent City, CA NOAA Fisheries, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Commercial Fishermen in the California Halibut Trawl Fishery: Who does your local seafood come from?
Rick Risso

Oral history interview with Rick Risso.

Kristine Lesyna, Susan Wang Santa Cruz, CA NOAA Fisheries, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Commercial Fishermen in the California Halibut Trawl Fishery: Who does your local seafood come from?
Giuseppe Pennisi

Oral history interview with Giuseppe Pennisi.

Kristine Lesyna, Susan Wang San Francisco, CA NOAA Fisheries, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Commercial Fishermen in the California Halibut Trawl Fishery: Who does your local seafood come from?
Kenny Reinertsen

Oral history interview with Kenny Reinertsen.

Kristine Lesyna, Susan Wang Belmont, CA NOAA Fisheries, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Commercial Fishermen in the California Halibut Trawl Fishery: Who does your local seafood come from?
Mike Mitchell

Oral history interview with Mike Mitchell.

Kristine Lesyna, Susan Wang San Francisco, CA NOAA Fisheries, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Commercial Fishermen in the California Halibut Trawl Fishery: Who does your local seafood come from?
Kyle Pemberton

Oral history interview with Kyle Pemberton.

Kristine Lesyna, Susan Wang Half Moon Bay, CA NOAA Fisheries, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Commercial Fishermen in the California Halibut Trawl Fishery: Who does your local seafood come from?
Tom Genochio

Oral History Interview with Tom Genochio.

Kristine Lesyna, Susan Wang Half Moon Bay, CA NOAA Fisheries, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Commercial Fishermen in the California Halibut Trawl Fishery: Who does your local seafood come from?
Roger Salisbury

Oral history interview with Roger Salisbury. 

Kristine Lesyna, Susan Wang Half Moon Bay, CA NOAA Fisheries, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Commercial Fishermen in the California Halibut Trawl Fishery: Who does your local seafood come from?