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Wife says federal fishery observer on sunken boat ‘traumatized’

The wife of a federal observer who was aboard the fishing vessel that sank off the coast of Hawaii Island over the weekend said Wednesday that her husband, a humorous adventurer and outdoorsman, was shaken by the dramatic event. Steve Dysart was mostly uninjured, though “he said he has some bruises, some bumps, that sort of thing,” Sherri Dysart said. “He said sometimes he’s quite traumatized, but he’s able to come in and out of that. He sounded shaky, but in good spirits and thankful for the other crew members, they all worked as a team.” >click to read<07:31

Lotsa NOAA OLE RAH RAH – Oregon deck boss charged with assaulting federal fishery observer – allegedly

clip_image002_001Law enforcement officers this week arrested the deck boss of a groundfish trawler from Astoria, Ore., for allegedly assaulting, impeding and interfering with a federal fishery observer while the vessel was at sea in May. “Observers are trained scientists who add to the credibility and integrity of fisheries by collecting data,,,  Read more here 16:42