UMCES-NYSDEC Hudson Striped Bass Spawning

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