Reports

Monitoring data is reported annually to VMRC.  In addition, data has been used by ASMFC in a recent coast-wide stock assessment of American shad and river herring. Links to the recent stock assessment and reports are available below.

Hilton, E.L., R.J. Latour, P.E. McGrath, B.E. Watkins, A.R. Magee. 2017. Monitoring Relative Abundance of American shad and River Herring in Virginia's Rivers. 2016 Annual Report to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission. Contract No. F-116-R-19, 15 April 2017. (PDF)

Hilton, E.J., R.J. Latour, P.E. McGrath, B.E. Watkins, A.R. Magee. 2016. Monitoring Realtive Abundance of American shad and River Herring in Virginia's Rivers. 2015 Annual Report to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission. Contract No. F-116-R-17, 15 April 2016. (PDF)

Hilton, E.J., R.J. Latour, B.E. Watkins, A.M. Rhea. 2015. Monitoring Relative Abundance of American shad and River Herring in Virginia's Rivers. 2014 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, Contract No. F-116-R-17, 15 April 2015. (PDF)

Hilton, E.J., R.J. Latour, B.E. Watkins, A.M. Rhea. 2014. Monitoring Relative Abundance of American shad in Virginia rivers. 2013 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, Contract No. F-116-R-16, 15 April 2014. (PDF)

ASMFC 2012. River Herring Benchmark Stock Assessment Vol I-II. Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Stock Assessment report No 12-02. (PDF)

Hilton, E.J., R.J. Latour, B.E. Watkins, A.M. Rhea. 2013. Monitoring Relative Abundance of American shad in Virginia rivers. 2012 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, Contract No. F-116-R-15, 15 April 2013. (PDF)

Hilton, E.J., R.J. Latour, B.E. Watkins, A.M. Rhea. 2012. Monitoring Relative Abundance of American shad in Virginia rivers. 2011 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, Contract No. F-116-R-14, 15 April 2012. (PDF)

Hilton, E.J., R.J. Latour, B.E. Watkins, A.M. Rhea. 2011. Monitoring Relative Abundance of American shad in Virginia rivers. 2010 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, Contract No. F-116-R-13, 15 April 2011. (PDF)

Olney, J.E., B.E. Watkins and E.J. Hilton. 2010. Monitoring relative abundance of American shad in Virginia rivers. 2009 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, Contract No. F-116-R-12, 15 April 2010. (PDF)

Olney, J.E. and B.E. Watkins. 2009. Monitoring relative abundance of American shad in Virginia rivers. 2008 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resource Commission, Contract No. F-116-R-11, 15 April 2009. (PDF)

Olney, J.E. and B.E. Watkins. 2008. Monitoring relative abundance of American shad in Virginia rivers. 2007 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resource Commission, Contract No. F-116-R-10, 15 April 2008. (PDF)

ASMFC. 2007. American Shad Stock Assessment Report for Peer review. Vols. I-III. Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Stock Assessment Report No. 07-01 Supplement. (PDF)

Olney, J.E. 2007. Age determination in American shad. Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Stock Assessment Report No. 07-01 (Supplement), 1: 38-41.4. (PDF)

Olney, J.E., K.A. Delano, R.J. Latour, T.P. Gunter, Jr., and L.A. Weaver. 2007. Status of American shad stocks in Virginia. Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Stock Assessment Report No. 07-01 (Supplement) 3: 198-250. (PDF)

Olney, J.E. and K.D. Walter. 2007. Monitoring relative abundance of American shad in Virginia rivers. 2006 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, Contract No. F-116-R-9, 15 April 2007. (PDF)

Olney, J.E. and K. Delano. 2006. Monitoring relative abundance of American shad in Virginia's rivers. 2005 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, Contract No. F-116-R-8, 15 April 2006.(PDF)

Olney, J.E. 2005. Monitoring relative abundance of American shad in Virginia's rivers. 2004 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resources commission, Contract No. F-116-R-7, 15 April 2005. (PDF)

Olney, J.E. 2004. Monitoring relative abundance of American shad in Virginia's rivers. 2003 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, Contract No. F-116-R-6, 15 April 2004. (PDF)

Olney, J.E. 2003. Monitoring relative abundance of American shad in Virginia's rivers. 2002 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, Contract No. F-116-R-5, 15 April 2003. (PDF)

Olney, J.E. and K.L. Maki. 2002. Monitoring relative abundance of American shad in Virginia's rivers. 2001 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, Contract No. F-116-R-4, 28 April 2002. (PDF)

Olney, J.E. and J. M. Hoenig. 2001. Monitoring relative abundance of American shad in Virginia's rivers. 2000 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resource Commission, contract No. F-116-R-3, 29 April 2001. (PDF)

Olney, J.E. and J.M. Hoenig. 2000. Monitoring relative abundance of American shad in Virginia's rivers. 1999 Annual report to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, Contract No. F-116-R-2, 7 July 2000.

Olney, J.E. and J.M. Hoenig. 2000. Monitoring relative abundance of American shad in Virginia's rivers. 1998 Annual report toe the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, Contract No. F-116-R-1, 24 January 2000.