2015 Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Harvest Reductions

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The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Atlantic Striped Bass Management Board recently approved Addendum IV to Amendment 6 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Striped Bass. The Addendum establishes new fishing mortality (F) reference points, as recommended by … Continued

MD, VA to Hold Hearings on Striped Bass Draft Addendum II

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Maryland and Virginia are among Atlantic states that have scheduled their hearings to gather public comment on Draft Addendum II to Amendment 6 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Striped Bass. The dates, times, and locations of the … Continued

ASMFC Atlantic Striped Bass Assessment Update Finds Resource Not Overfished and Overfishing Not Occurring

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The 2009 Atlantic striped stock assessment update indicates that the resource remains in good condition with female spawning stock biomass (SSB)  percent of the SSB target and 185 percent of the SSB threshold. Estimated fishing mortality rates (F) in 2008 … Continued