Ocean Shrimp Report 1973 Season

Nelson, Nancy E. and Dahlstrom, Walter A. (1974) Ocean Shrimp Report 1973 Season. Menlo Park, CA, California Department of Fish and Game, Marine Resources Region, (Marine Resources Administrative Report, 74-4)

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Abstract

Statewide Pacific ocean shrimp landings for 1973 are totaled and compared with the 1972 season. Landings by area are described in relation to poundage by month, catch per unit effort and fishing area. Sampling results reveal year class composition by numbers and weight of the catches by area. Sex composition for all areas and also size of the shrimp by month for Area A are computed. Results of hake stomach analysis reveal the possibility of a strong 1973 year class in Area A. The outlook for the 1974 season points out the need for strong recruitment from the 1973 year class to sustain the fishery in all areas. (12pp.)

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: Ocean Shrimp Report 1973 Season
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Nelson, Nancy E.
Dahlstrom, Walter A.
Series Name: Marine Resources Administrative Report
Number: 74-4
Date: 1974
Publisher: California Department of Fish and Game, Marine Resources Region
Place of Publication: Menlo Park, CA
Issuing Agency: California Department of Fish and Game
Subjects: Management
Fisheries
Biology
Item ID: 216
Depositing User: Joan Parker
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2007 14:28
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 22:26
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/216

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