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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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An exploration for schooling pelagic fishes was conducted in the waters of the continental shelf between Cape Hatteras and Block Island during the period February 9 - May 14, 1969.

Fish schools detected by sonar were small and transitory. Rough seas, especially in February and March, make.two-boat purse seining of doubtful practicality (...)



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