Fishes; Fisheries management; Fish hatcheries; Species of concern; Conservation; Management;
The purpose of this document is to propose a framework for the development of these partnerships and to define the Service's
role in the management and conservation of the Nation's paddlefish and sturgeon resources.
"In New England, the specific job is to spread consumption more uniformly over the nearly 80 species of fish and shellfish that are brought, into local ports each year. Production records 'of the fishing industry show a serious lack of...
Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Biologists (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Work of the Service; Tagging; Threatened species; Monitoring;
Shela Davis, a seasonal biologist, takes a turn at steelhead tagging. Biologists use this tracking information to see if the hatchery fish that are spawning here are affecting the survival and productivity of the wild fish.
Biiologist Sheila Eyler from the FWS Maryland Fisheries Resouce Office, Annapolis, MD is tagging a female horseshoe crab on Bowers Beach, Delaware. The male and female horseshoe crabs come up during high tides, couple together, and spawn on the...