UMCES Potomac River Striped Bass Migration

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  1. What is the timing of spawning runs in the Potomac? Do adults spawn every year?
  2. What other estuaries and coastal regions do Potomac River striped bass visit?
  3. Where do resident fish go?
  4. How are seasonal migrations timed with changes in temperature and flow?
  5. What sizes and sexes principally leave the Chesapeake Bay?
Principal Investigator:  David Secor (UMCES)
    Point of Contact:  Mike O'Brien
      1. David Secor (UMCES)
      Participating Organizations:
      1. Potomac River Fisheries Commission
      2. Maryland Department of Natural Resources
      3. University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
      1. Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission