Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

VIMS Department/Program

Marine Advisory Program (MAP)

Publication Date

2000

Series

Fishery Resource Grant FRG 1999- 02

Abstract

This Data was gathered from Occohannock Creek, a bayside creek in Northampton County, Virginia.The crabs here are usually larger than other creeks on the Eastern Shore. The pots were set out April 9th.;it had been a warm start to but it cooled down and the wind stayed Northeast for a very long time.Because of shallow water ;wind and tide direction the time to fish the traps is not very accurate.

Keywords

Blue crab fishery

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