Study: Offshort Oil Rigs are Productive Fisheries

One of the more unusual recent developments in ocean conservation has been the use of artificial reefs. Old ships and even old subway cars have been used to create environments for fish to congregate in areas of the seafloor that are otherwise featureless. But it’s not clear whether these habitats provide a place for fish to gather or actually boost the fish populations in the area.

Source: California’s most productive fisheries? Offshore oil rigs

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