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Title: Menhaden Research
Short Name: Menhaden Research
Status: In Work
Abstract:

The work focuses on monitoring and sampling the commercial fisheries for Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico menhaden.

Data collection includes

captain's daily fishing reports

biological samples from purse seine catches of menhaden.

The biological samples are collected for information on fish length, age, weight

Our facility also monitors the commercial catches of menhaden in Chesapeake Bay, which is currently operating under a quota or cap

Purpose:

Fisheries research, conducted by the NMFS component, emphasizes development of stock assessments for Menhaden Catch commercially important species in the South Atlantic and Gulf coasts. This work involves understanding critical life history characteristics and the impact of harvest, environmental variability and natural mortality on population dynamics. Menhaden stock assessements and research.

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
SEFSC BeaLab Metadata Portfolio
None Menhaden
None Stock Assesments
None Virginia

Temporal Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None 1990-present

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None Alabama
None Atlantic States
None Chesapeake Bay
None Florida
None Georgia
None Gulf States
None Louisiana
None Mississippi
None North Carolina
None South Carolina
None Texas

Stratum Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None age
None length
None Water Body
None weight

Physical Location

Organization: Southeast Fisheries Science Center
City: Beaufort
State/Province: NC
Country: USA

Project Information

Project Type: Project

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 247493
Date Effective From: 2015
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Mroch, Ray
Address: 101 Pivers Island Rd
Beaufort, NC 28516
Email Address: Ray.Mroch@noaa.gov
Phone: 252-728-0855
Fax: 252-728-8784
Contact Instructions:

Phone or email

Distributor

CC ID: 247496
Date Effective From: 2015
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): Beaufort Laboratory (BEALAB)
Address: 101 Pivers Island Rd
Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone: 252-728-8701
URL: http://www.sefsc.noaa.gov/labs/beaufort/
Contact Instructions:

Phone or email

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 247495
Date Effective From: 2015
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Mroch, Ray
Address: 101 Pivers Island Rd
Beaufort, NC 28516
Email Address: Ray.Mroch@noaa.gov
Phone: 252-728-0855
Fax: 252-728-8784
Contact Instructions:

Phone or email

Point of Contact

CC ID: 247494
Date Effective From: 2000
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Williams, Erik
Address: 101 Pivers Island Rd
Beaufort, NC 28516
Email Address: erik.williams@noaa.gov
Phone: 252-728-8603
Fax: 252-728-8784
Contact Instructions:

Phone or email

URLs

URL 1

CC ID: 171630
URL: http://www.sefsc.noaa.gov/labs/beaufort/sustainable/menhaden/
Description:

Homepage of Menhaden Program

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 5242
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:5242
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2007-09-26 08:34+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2022-08-09 17:11+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2021-10-21
Owner Org: SEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2021-10-21
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2022-10-21