Anadromous Fish Project
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
1. Estimate fishing effort, landings, and catch-per-unit-of-effort of aduit river herring (alewife and blueback herring) and American shad in Virginia during the 1988 fisheries.
2. Determine the present status of the stocks relative to former yean; by comparison of landings and CPUE.
3. Estimate current biological statistics (age and size frequencies, species composition, etc.) of river herring and American shad.
Project Period: 1 February 1988 - 31 January 1989
Alosa -- Virginia, Anadromous fishes -- Virginia, Atlantic herring fisheries -- Virginia, Shad fisheries -- Virginia
Blumberg, L., & Loesch, J. G. (1989) Study of Alosa stock composition and year-class strength in Virginia - Annual Report 1988. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary. https://scholarworks.wm.edu/reports/2169