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Status of the fisheries of the Middle Atlantic Bight region
  • Published Date:
    1979
Filetype[PDF - 1.48 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    State University of New York at Stony Brook, Marine Sciences Research Center, ; New York Sea Grant Institute ; National Sea Grant Program (U.S.)
  • Series:
    Special report (State University of New York at Stony Brook. Marine Sciences Research Center) ; no.31
    Reference (State University of New York at Stony Brook. Marine Sciences Research Center) ; no.79-15
    Contribution (State University of New York at Stony Brook. Marine Sciences Research Center) ; 252
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  • Description:
    "For the purposes of this paper, the Middle Atlantic Bight region is defined as those parts of United States Atlantic coastal waters from New York to Virginia inclusive and out to the edge of the continental shelf. This is the region of interest to the Mid- Atlantic Fishery Management Council and its member states, and to the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Development Foundation. It has produced maximum annual domestic commercial fish and shellfish landings of about 1.5 billion pounds, a maximum annual foreign catch of more than 700 million pounds, and a recreational catch of more than 300 million pounds a year"--Introduction.

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