NCDMF Multi-Species Tagging Program

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Objectives:
  1. Assess annual variation in fishing and natural mortalities using a tag-return model
  2. Provide selectivity estimates by fate, age and fishing sector
  3. Estimate fishing mortality by fate, age, and fishing sector
  4. Estimate tag-retention rates, tag-reporting rates, fishing mortality, and migration rates
Principal Investigator:  Michael S. Loeffler (North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries)
Email: michael.loeffler@ncdenr.gov
    Point of Contact:  Ami Staples
    Email: ami.staples@ncdenr.gov
      Collaborators:
      1. Joe Facendola (North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries)
      2. Chris Stewart (North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries)
      3. Anne Markwith (North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries)
      4. Todd Mathes (North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries)
      5. Nathaniel Hancock (North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries)
      6. Lee Paramore (North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries)
      7. Charlton Godwin (North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries)
      Participating Organizations:
      1. North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries
      2. North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
      Funding:
      1. CRFL Grant: 2F40 F017, 2F40 F054