Preliminary stock assessment, North Carolina : hard blue crabs, callinectes sapidus
Corporate Authors:North Carolina, Division of Marine Fisheries, ; United States, National Marine Fisheries Service, ;
Blue Crab Industry
Blue Crab/Life Cycles/North Carolina/Pamlico Sound
Blue Crab/Population/North Carolina/Pamlico Sound
Blue Crab Industry/North Carolina/Pamlico Sound
Crab Fisheries/North Carolina/Pamlico Sound
Crab Fisheries/Statistics/North Carolina/Pamlico Sound
Fishery Management/North Carolina/Pamlico Sound
Description:Introduction -- Brief life history -- Examination of file data -- Biological studies -- Establishment of a statistical program -- Summary and conclusions -- Recommendations -- Acknowledgements -- Literature cited.
" ... [P]roduction has declined steadily for the last few years, for unknown reasons, causing serious problems for the crab industry. Accordingly, the Division proposed to conduct a preliminary assessment of the fishery to determine if a cause or causes for the decline can be established, to suggest remedial action, and determine if some sort of management actions are necessary over and above those now in effect."--Leaf 3.
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