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Accession Number PB2013-110346
Title Sand and Silver Seatrout Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico, United States: A Fisheries Profile.
Publication Date Oct 2011
Media Count 194p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Sand seatrout (Cynoscion arenarius) and silver seatrout (C. nothus) occur in high numbers in the Gulf of Mexico. The two species can not be easily identifi ed from one another, and are not generally separated to species by most recreational anglers, commercial fi shermen, and even some fi shery samplers. Sand seatrout are commonly found in estuarine and shallow offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico from southwest Florida to the Bay of Campeche, Mexico (Sutter and McIlwain 1987), and on the Atlantic coast of the United States at least as far north as Doboy Sound, Georgia. Silver seatrout are commonly found in offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico and western Atlantic Ocean from Chesapeake Bay to the Bay of Campeche, Mexico.
Keywords Environmental impacts
Fish management
Gulf of Mexico
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission(GSMFC)
Marine fishes
Marine resources
Offshore waters
Sand seatrout('Cynoscion arenarius')
Silver seatrout ('C. nothus')

Source Agency National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NTIS Subject Category 98F - Fisheries & Aquaculture
48B - Natural Resource Management
57H - Ecology
47D - Biological Oceanography
Corporate Author Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission, Ocean Springs, MS.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1323
Contract Number NOAA-NA05MNF4070005

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