UMCES-NYSDEC Hudson Striped Bass Spawning

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Project Description:
  1. Evaluate movement behaviors associated with spawning migrations
  2. Estimate spawning frequency and straying rates
  3. Test for spawning site fidelity between spawning regions
  4. Measure in-river loss rates of tagged spawners during the period of intensive recreational harvest
  5. Evaluate seasonal coastal migration for spawners from two spawning regions of the Hudson River
Principal Investigator:  Dave Secor (University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science)
    Point of Contact:  Mike O'Brien
      1. Jessica Best (NYS DEC)
      2. Amanda Higgs (NYS DEC)
      Participating Organizations:
      1. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
      2. University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory
      1. Hudson River Foundation