Juvenile Pushnet Surveys of the Chesapeake Bay from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Entry ID: VIMS_PUSHNET_SURVEY

[ Update this Record ]

Summary
Abstract: Alosa stocks, specifically the American shad (Alosa sapidissima), and
alewife (A. pseudoharengus) and blueback herring (A. aestivalis),
collectively known as river herring, have historically provided
Virginia with a major commercial fishery. The abundance of the these
stocks, once an important component of the landings of Virginia
fisheries,have dramatically decreased in the last decade. ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: VIMS Department of Fisheries Science
View entire list
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.0   S: 36.0   E: -75.0   W: -78.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Dataset Title: Juvenile Shad / River Herring Pushnet Survey
Dataset Release Place: Gloucester Point, Virginia
Dataset Publisher: Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: monthly
ISO Topic Category
Quality Due to the complexity of this data set it would be easy to
misuse the data. If you have any questions you may contact the data
manager reh@vims.edu.
Originating Center
Data Center
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.vims.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT HARRIS
Phone: (804) 684-7318
Fax: (804) 684-7327
Email: reh at vims.edu
Contact Address:
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
P.O. Box 1346
City: Gloucester Point
Province or State: Virginia
Postal Code: 23062
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov
View entire list
Extended Metadata Properties
(Click to view more)

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-11-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-01-31
[ Update this Record ]


Link to Web Site