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Atlantic Croaker & Spot Fishery Management Plan

Published: December 01, 1991

Under the Chesapeake Bay Agreement, signed by Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, DC, the U.S. EPA and the Chesapeake Bay Commission, Atlantic croaker and spot fish were selected as important species and a fishery management plan (FMP) was scheduled for completion by December 1991. Fact sheet includes: Atlantic croaker and spot historical background; goals and objectives of the FMP; and stock status, habitat, research and monitoring needs, and water quality, as well as strategies and actions that apply to these issues.

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