UMCES Resident Hudson Striped Bass Migration

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Objectives:
  1. What is the degree of homing to localized up-estuary regions?
  2. Is there a downstream winter migration to Haverstraw Bay as suggested by past tagging studies?
  3. What is the seasonal period of residency in the freshwater tidal portion of the Hudson River?
  4. At what rates do fish travel between summer spawning and feeding grounds and overwintering habitat?
  5. How do temperature and flow influence seasonal migration patterns?
Principal Investigator:  David Secor (University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science)
Email: secor@umces.edu
    Point of Contact:  Mike O'Brien
    Email: obrien@umces.edu
      Funding:
      1. Hudson River Foundation Grant #010/03A