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Final Report of Fishery Resource Grant Project 2015-01 Conducted by George Trice: Testing Experimental Collection Gears to Increase Harvest Efficiency of the Electrofishing Fishery targeting Introduced Blue Catfish in Virginia Waters

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The goal of the project was to design a more effective way to harvest invasive catfish (predominantly blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus) in Virginia waters stunned by low-frequency electrofishing (LFE).   LFE was conducted from May 18,…

Annual Progress Report_Fishery Management Plans_1994

Publication date: October 01, 1994 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

The devlopment of fishery management plans (FMPs) began in 1987 with the signing of the Chesapeake Bay Agreement.  Since then, 13 FRNPs encompassing 19 species have been completed and adopted through the Chesapeakebay Program (Table…

Invasive Catfish Policy Adoption Statement

Publication date: January 23, 2012 | Type of document: Adoption Statement | Download: Electronic Version

The Sustainable Fisheries Goal Implementation Team Executive Committee has concluded that the potential risk posed by blue catfish and flathead catfish on native species warrants action to examine potential measures to reduce densities…

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