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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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This report presents the results of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) tagging and monitoring activities in Virginia during the period 1 December 2020 through 30 November 2021. It includes an assessment of the biological characteristics of striped bass taken from the 2021 spring spawning run and estimates of annual survival and fishing mortality based on annual spring tagging. The information contained in this report is required by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and is used to implement a coordinated management plan for striped bass in Virginia, and along the eastern seaboard.



Striped bass -- Virginia; Striped bass fisheries -- Virginia


Contract Number: F-77-R-34; Submitted to: Virginia Marine Resources Commission



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