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RECORD NUMBER: 219 OF 1556
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast Horseshoe Crab Fishery Management Plan.|
|Author||Butowski, N. H. ;|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Annapolis, MD. Chesapeake Bay Program.|
|Additional Subjects||Estuarine fisheries ; Crabs ; Fish management ; Aquatic ecosystems ; Chesapeake Bay ; Project planning ; Natural resources management ; Shellfish ; Invertebrates ; Agreements ; Benthos ; Animal populations ; Life cycles ; Habitats ; Chesapeake Bay Program ; Limulus polyphemus ; Atlantic Coast(United States)|
One of the strategies for implementing the Living Resources Commitments of the 1987 Chesapeake Bay Agreement is to develop and adopt a series of baywide fishery management plans (FMPs) for commercially, recreationally, and selected ecologically valuable species. The goal of the Horseshoe Crab Fishery Management Plan is to protect the horseshoe crab resource in the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast to ensure its continued role in the ecology of coastal ecosystems, while providing the opportunity for commercial, recreational and medical usage over time.