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The Formation Of Hypertrophied Lenticels, Adventitious Water Roots, And An Oxidized Rhizosphere By Acer Rubrum Seedlings Over Time Along A Hydrologic Gradient, Kirk J. Havens Dec 1994

The Formation Of Hypertrophied Lenticels, Adventitious Water Roots, And An Oxidized Rhizosphere By Acer Rubrum Seedlings Over Time Along A Hydrologic Gradient, Kirk J. Havens

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Ecosystem Process Modeling Ofsubmerged Aquatic Vegetation In The Lower Chesapeake Bay, R. L. Wetzel, M. B. Meyers Dec 1994

Ecosystem Process Modeling Ofsubmerged Aquatic Vegetation In The Lower Chesapeake Bay, R. L. Wetzel, M. B. Meyers

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Comments On Proposed Modifications Of The Fisheries Management Plan For Sharks Of The Atlantic Ocean, J. A. Musick Nov 1994

Comments On Proposed Modifications Of The Fisheries Management Plan For Sharks Of The Atlantic Ocean, J. A. Musick

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Fishery Independent Standing Stock Surveys Of Oyster Populations In The Virginia Sub Estuaries Of The Chesapeake Bay And A Comparison With Continuing Estimates Obtained From Fishery Dependent Data, Roger Mann, James Wesson Nov 1994

Fishery Independent Standing Stock Surveys Of Oyster Populations In The Virginia Sub Estuaries Of The Chesapeake Bay And A Comparison With Continuing Estimates Obtained From Fishery Dependent Data, Roger Mann, James Wesson

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Extensive description of the Virginia oyster resource and history of its utilization has been given by Haven, Hargis and Kendall (1981), and more recently reviewed by Hargis and Haven (1988). These contributions, among many others, describe a state of continuing decline. To facilitate resource management a fishery independent survey was proposed to and subsequently supported by the Chesapeake Bay Stock Assessment Committee in 1993. This report covers activity on that program for the period October of 1993 through September of 1994.

Spatial variability in distribution of oysters within an oyster reef system, and distribution of reefs in the intertidal and ...


Vims/W&M Blue Crab Fishery Statement, Romuald N. Lipcius, Jacques Van Montfrans Oct 1994

Vims/W&M Blue Crab Fishery Statement, Romuald N. Lipcius, Jacques Van Montfrans

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A Pc-Based Tidal Prism Water Quality Model For Small Coastal Basins And Tidal Creeks, Albert Y. Kuo, Kyeong Park Sep 1994

A Pc-Based Tidal Prism Water Quality Model For Small Coastal Basins And Tidal Creeks, Albert Y. Kuo, Kyeong Park

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Status Of The Major Oyster Diseases In Virginia 1993 A Summary Of The Annual Monitoring Program, Eugene M. Burreson, Lisa M. Ragone Calvo Aug 1994

Status Of The Major Oyster Diseases In Virginia 1993 A Summary Of The Annual Monitoring Program, Eugene M. Burreson, Lisa M. Ragone Calvo

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Harvest Efficiency And Size Selectivity Of 3.00 And 3.25-Lnch Sea Scallop Dredge Rings, William D. Dupaul, James E. Kirkley Jul 1994

Harvest Efficiency And Size Selectivity Of 3.00 And 3.25-Lnch Sea Scallop Dredge Rings, William D. Dupaul, James E. Kirkley

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The Role Of Tournaments As A Fishery Management Tool Data Collection, Herbert M. Austin Jun 1994

The Role Of Tournaments As A Fishery Management Tool Data Collection, Herbert M. Austin

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Length Frequency Observations Of Lophius Americanus Taken During One Trip Aboard A Commercial Scalloper, Ryan B. Carnegie May 1994

Length Frequency Observations Of Lophius Americanus Taken During One Trip Aboard A Commercial Scalloper, Ryan B. Carnegie

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Juvenile Finfish And Blue Crab Stock Assessment Program Bottom Trawl Survey Annual Data Summary Report Series Volume 1988, Michael F. Land, Patrick J. Geer, Christopher F. Bonzek, Herbert M. Austin May 1994

Juvenile Finfish And Blue Crab Stock Assessment Program Bottom Trawl Survey Annual Data Summary Report Series Volume 1988, Michael F. Land, Patrick J. Geer, Christopher F. Bonzek, Herbert M. Austin

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The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) has conducted a trawl survey of the Virginia tributaries to the Chesapeake Bay dating back to 1955. Over these forty years, methods and objectives have varied according to funding sources and state and/ or federal mandates. The present thrust of the program is to provide juvenile indices of relative abundance of recreationally, commercially, and ecologically important finfish and invertebrates. In 1988, the main area of focus was as a monitoring device of the resources of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, as well as a way to create juvenile indices of key target ...


Juvenile Finfish And Blue Crab Stock Assessment Program Bottom Trawl Survey Annual Data Summary Report Series Volume 1993, Patrick J. Geer, Christopher F. Bonzek, Herbert M. Austin Apr 1994

Juvenile Finfish And Blue Crab Stock Assessment Program Bottom Trawl Survey Annual Data Summary Report Series Volume 1993, Patrick J. Geer, Christopher F. Bonzek, Herbert M. Austin

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The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) has conducted a trawl survey dating back to 1955. Over these forty years methods and objectives have varied according to funding sources and state and/or federal mandates. The present thrust of the program is to provide juvenile indices of relative abundance for recreationally, commercially, and ecologically important finfish and invertebrates. These measures of juvenile abundance are widely used as a key element in the management of the Atlantic States' coastal fishery resources. Estimates of juveniles (age-0) have been found to provide a reliable and early indicator of future year class strength. A ...


Thoughts On Flounder Management And The Need For Action In Virginia, Herbert M. Austin Mar 1994

Thoughts On Flounder Management And The Need For Action In Virginia, Herbert M. Austin

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Juvenile Finfish And Blue Crab Stock Assessment Program Bottom Trawl Survey Annual Data Summary Report Series Volume 1986, Michael F. Land, Patrick J. Geer, Christopher F. Bonzek, Herbert M. Austin Mar 1994

Juvenile Finfish And Blue Crab Stock Assessment Program Bottom Trawl Survey Annual Data Summary Report Series Volume 1986, Michael F. Land, Patrick J. Geer, Christopher F. Bonzek, Herbert M. Austin

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This report summarizes data collected by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) monthly trawl survey cruises for January-December 1986. The trawl survey is a long term, broad scope monitoring program. Its present primary goal is to produce annual indices of juvenile (young-of-year) abundance of commercially, recreationally and ecologically important marine and estuarine finfish and crustaceans. The objective is to provide indices of sufficient accuracy and precision for both immediate resource management needs and long-term understanding of environmental influences of fishery resources. A second important product of this effort is the documentation and monitoring of habitat utilization by juveniles and ...


Juvenile Finfish And Blue Crab Stock Assessment Program Bottom Trawl Survey Annual Data Summary Report Series Volume 1987, Joy C. Dameron, Patrick J. Geer, Christopher F. Bonzek, Herbert M. Austin Mar 1994

Juvenile Finfish And Blue Crab Stock Assessment Program Bottom Trawl Survey Annual Data Summary Report Series Volume 1987, Joy C. Dameron, Patrick J. Geer, Christopher F. Bonzek, Herbert M. Austin

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The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) has conducted a trawl survey dating back to 1955. Over these forty years methods and objectives have varied according to funding sources and state and/or federal mandates. The present thrust of the program is to provide juvenile indices of relative abundance for recreationally, commercially, and ecologically important finfish and invertebrates. These measures of juvenile abundance are widely used as a key element in the management of the Atlantic States' coastal fishery resources and serve as an early indicator of future year class strength. The most abundant species captured in 1987 continued to ...


A Report To The Sea Scallop Plan Development Team: Preliminary Assessment Of 3.25" Ring Dredge, William Dupaul, James Kirkley Feb 1994

A Report To The Sea Scallop Plan Development Team: Preliminary Assessment Of 3.25" Ring Dredge, William Dupaul, James Kirkley

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A Profile Of The Oyster Industry Northeastern United States, Douglas Lipton, James Kirkley Feb 1994

A Profile Of The Oyster Industry Northeastern United States, Douglas Lipton, James Kirkley

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This is a critical period for the future of the east coast oyster industry. This report documents the dramatic decline in industry output which has been the impetus for a publicly funded program to "revtalize" the industry. Oyster biologists argue over the severityy of the decline and the cause, and also the potential remedies. Should non-native oysters, specifically Crassostrea gigas, be introduced into the region to replace the native oyster production? Are there ways to manage around the devastating oyster diseases MSX and Dermo? Will large populations of oysters significantly improve the water quality in currentiy degraded areas?

While these ...


The Status Of Virginia's Public Oyster Resource 1993, Reinaldo Alonzo-Morales, Roger Mann Jan 1994

The Status Of Virginia's Public Oyster Resource 1993, Reinaldo Alonzo-Morales, Roger Mann

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This report summarizes data collected during 1993 in the Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay. The report is composed of two parts, part one, oyster recruitment (shell string) in Virginia and part two, dredge survey of selected oyster bars in Virginia.


Economic Impact Of Marine Aquaculture On Virginia's Eastern Shore, Sayra Thacker Jan 1994

Economic Impact Of Marine Aquaculture On Virginia's Eastern Shore, Sayra Thacker

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Restoration Of The Virginia Oyster Fishery The Alternative Species Strategy, Dennis Taylor Jan 1994

Restoration Of The Virginia Oyster Fishery The Alternative Species Strategy, Dennis Taylor

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By-Catch And The Fishery For Atlantic Menhaden (Brevoortia Tyrannus) In The Mid-Atlantic Bight An Assessment Of The Nature And Extent Of By-Catch, Herb Austin, James Kirkley, Jon Lucy Jan 1994

By-Catch And The Fishery For Atlantic Menhaden (Brevoortia Tyrannus) In The Mid-Atlantic Bight An Assessment Of The Nature And Extent Of By-Catch, Herb Austin, James Kirkley, Jon Lucy

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Evaluation Of Striped Bass Stocks In Virginia, Monitoring And Tagging Studies, 1993-1994 Annual Report, 1 September 1993 - 31 August 1994, Bruce W. Hill, Joseph G. Loesch Jan 1994

Evaluation Of Striped Bass Stocks In Virginia, Monitoring And Tagging Studies, 1993-1994 Annual Report, 1 September 1993 - 31 August 1994, Bruce W. Hill, Joseph G. Loesch

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Estimation Of Juvenile Striped Bass Relative Abundance In The Virginia Portion Of Chesapeake Bay, January 1993-December 1993 : Annual Progress Report, Hebert M. Austin, A. Dean Estes, Donald M. Seaver Jan 1994

Estimation Of Juvenile Striped Bass Relative Abundance In The Virginia Portion Of Chesapeake Bay, January 1993-December 1993 : Annual Progress Report, Hebert M. Austin, A. Dean Estes, Donald M. Seaver

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Evidence For A Relation Between A White Perch Young-Of-The-Year Index And Indices Of Later Life Stages, Thomas C. Mosca Iii, Herbert Austin, David M. Plotner Jan 1994

Evidence For A Relation Between A White Perch Young-Of-The-Year Index And Indices Of Later Life Stages, Thomas C. Mosca Iii, Herbert Austin, David M. Plotner

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Juvenile indices are employed in fisheries management to predict the future relative abundance of harvestable adults and to monitor the success of management efforts. Frequently, regulations controlling utilization of the resource, and a lack of fishery independent abundance data, make verification of the prediction impossible. In the case of white perch (Morone americana) in Virginia, this is not so. Using the weighting system developed for a Chesapeake Bay-wide index of juvenile striped bass abundance based on summertime beach seine data collected in nursery ground waters, we developed a similar index for white perch in the Virginia portion of the Bay ...


Virginia Institute Of Marine Science’S Trawl Survey, P. J. Geer Jan 1994

Virginia Institute Of Marine Science’S Trawl Survey, P. J. Geer

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Harvesting Efficiency And Size Selectivity Of 3.25 And 3.50 Inch Ring Sea Scallop Dredges : Final Cruise Report, William Dupaul Jan 1994

Harvesting Efficiency And Size Selectivity Of 3.25 And 3.50 Inch Ring Sea Scallop Dredges : Final Cruise Report, William Dupaul

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Sea scallop dredges constructed with 3.25 inch (82 mm) and 3.50 inch (87 mm) rings were towed side-by-side to assess differences in harvesting efficiency and size selectivity of sea scallops (Piacopecten magellanicus). One hundred tows were made within the Canadian portion of Georges Bank from the northern edge eastward and south to the southeastern pari near Corsair Canyon. Quantities of and size distribution of scallops harvested were assessed for each dredge. Data will be analyzed to assess size selectivity and technical efficiency of scallop vessels operating in both the U.S. and Canadian portion of Georges Bank and ...