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RECORD NUMBER: 42 OF 345
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Chesapeake Bay Alosid Management Plan: An Agreement Commitment Report from the Chesapeake Executive Council.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Annapolis, MD. Chesapeake Bay Program.|
|Additional Subjects||Ecology ; Fisheries ; Management ; Chesapeake Bay ; Herrings ; Abundance ; Losses ; Degradation ; Economic factors ; Prices ; Law(Jurisprudence) ; Recommendations ; Alosid ; Habitats ; Overfishing ; Shad|
The report is a management plan to protect, restore, and enhance baywide shad and river herring stocks to generate the greatest long-term ecological, economic, and social benefits from the resource. The study describes four problem areas: declining abundance; overfishing; stock assessment deficiencies; habitat loss and degradation, and recommends remedial strategies.