Importance of Underpier Areas in Lower Hudson River for Striped Bass

by Frank R. Cantelmo, Saint John's Univ, Dep of Biological, Sciences, Jamaica, NY, USA,
Lou Vale, Saint John's Univ, Dep of Biological, Sciences, Jamaica, NY, USA,
Tom Kelly, Saint John's Univ, Dep of Biological, Sciences, Jamaica, NY, USA,
Bruce Stewart, Saint John's Univ, Dep of Biological, Sciences, Jamaica, NY, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '85

Abstract: A stratified random sampling design was employed in which each of three sampling zones (New York, New Jersey and Upper Harbor underpier areas) were sampled once per month from February 1984 through April 1984. In calculating catch/effort, it does not appear that the underpier habitat is any more important than the interpier habitat for overwintering populations of striped bass.

Subject Headings: Rivers and streams | Ocean engineering | Docks | Aquatic habitats | Fish management | Hudson River | North America | United States | New Jersey | New York

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