UMCES Striped Bass Thermal Squeeze

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  1. Evaluate the thermal niche-oxygen squeeze hypothesis using acoustic telemetry.
  2. Develop habitat preference model and contrast this with bioenergetic predictions and observed growth
  3. Provide the Chesapeake Bay NOAA Office a model of habitat suitability based upon temperature/DO
Principal Investigator:  David Secor (University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science)
    Point of Contact:  Mike O'Brien
      1. Richard Kraus (USGS, Lake Erie Biological Station)
      2. Alexei Sharov (Maryland Department of Natural Resources)
      Participating Organizations:
      1. University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
      2. George Mason University
      3. Maryland Department of Natural Resources
      1. NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office