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RECORD NUMBER: 604 OF 722
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Stock Assessment Plan: An Agreement Commitment Report from the Chesapeake Executive Council.|
|CORP Author||U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD.|
|Subjects||Fishery management--Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.) ; Marine ecology--Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.) ; Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)|
|Additional Subjects||Inventory control ; Chesapeake Bay ; Fisheries ; Fishes ; Shellfish ; Water quality ; Water pollution ; Data processing ; Aquatic animals ; Assessments ; Monitoring ; Population growth ; State government ; Biological surveys ; Biostatistics ; Ecology ; Chesapeake Bay Program ; Resource management|
The plan proposes improved means of assessing stocks of finfish and shellfish in Chesapeake Bay and identifies data needs for stock assessment models for Bay fisheries. Recommendations include better ways to collect catch, effort, and biological data from commercial and recreational landings, in addition to long-term surveys for estimating relative abundance of important species in all regions of the Bay and its tributaries.