Juvenile Striped Bass Seine Survey

Striped bass play an important role as a top predator in the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem and provide value to numerous commercial and recreational anglers. The economic and ecological value of striped bass results in considerable interest in the year-to-year status of the population. By estimating the relative number of young-of-year striped bass, VIMS' Juvenile Striped Bass Seine Survey provides an important measure of annual and long-term trends in the Bay’s striped bass population.
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