of Newport's main destinations for visitors, as well as serving
as Oregon's oceanography research center with Oregon State
University's Hatfield Marine Science Center, and its research
vessel, the Wecoma.
Research on marine mammals and native seabirds is also conducted
at the world famous Oregon Coast Aquarium. Both facilities
are favorite visitor attractions.
Newport is known as the Dungeness Crab Capital of the World,
supporting commercial and recreational boating and fishing
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