SERC Summer Flounder Study

Project Title: The value of shallow tributary habitats of upper Chesapeake Bay to the Summer Flounder
MATOS Project Code: CBSFL
Project Duration: June 2019 - December 2021
Project Description: The primary goals of the proposed project are to quantify the value of shallow tributary habitats of upper Chesapeake Bay as nursery and foraging habitat for Summer Flounder and identify associations with environmental variables, connectivity to offshore habitats, and key prey species.
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Investigators:
  1. Kimberly Richie (Smithsonian Environmental Research Center) richiek@si.edu
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