Status of the fisheries of the Middle Atlantic Bight region.
Marine Sciences Research Center
McHugh, J. L. (John Laurence)
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SubjectMarine Sciences.; Atmospheric Sciences.; Fisheries -- Middle Atlantic Bight Region.; National Sea Grant Program -- New York Sea Grant Institute.; United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).; U.S. Department of Commerce.
from the introduction, "For the purposes of this paper, the Middle Atlantic Bight region is defined as those parts of United States Atlantic coastal waters from New York to Virginia inclusive and out to the edge of the continental shelf. This is the region of interest to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and its member states, and to the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Development Foundation. It has produced maximum annual domestic commercial fish and shellfish landings of about 1.5 billion pounds, a maximum annual foreign catch of more than 700 million pounds, and a recreational catch of more than 300 million pounds a year. . ."
56 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm. Bibliography.