Jane DeLay, Fisherman

Jane DeLay has always been motivated by her love for the ocean. In 2001, she coordinated the "Fisherman's Forum on Marine Protected Areas",  a three-day conference to explore options for establishing MPA's on the central coast.

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Matthew Beaudin, Chef

Matthew Beaudin, executive chef at Monterey Bay Aquarium, spent years honing his palate by working around the world. From Hong Kong to Rwanda, the West Indies and Cincinnati, he plied his trade and learned local spices and traditions.

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Jerry Wetle, Fisherman

When Jerry Wetle was 12 years old, he would ride his skateboard around Monterey and often end up at the harbor. One day, a fisherman who was tying off asked for Jerry's help with a line. 

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Steve Scheiblauer, Harbormaster

Steve was the harbormaster in Monterey for 22 years before retiring in in February 2017. Prior to this, he was the harbormaster in Santa Cruz, where he first got to know commercial fishermen and learn about what they needed in a working harbor.

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Calder Deyerle, Fisherman and Buyer

Calder Deyerle fishes for Dungeness crab, King salmon, California halibut, black cod and rockfish on the Monterey Bay. He grew up crewing for his father Richard and uncle Daniel Deyerle, owners of Sea Harvest restaurants and a wholesale seafood business by the same name.

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Joeleen Lambert, Fisherman

When F/V Pioneer docked in Moss Landing, Joeleen Lambert could be seen tapping rapidly on her flip phone, making sure the catch from that day would be offloaded to buyers. 

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