Cohort-Specific Growth and Mortality of Juvenile American Shad in the Pamunkey River , Virginia

—We estimated the variation in instantaneous rates of growth (G) and mortality (M) between intraannual cohorts of juvenile American shad Alosa sapidissima in the Pamunkey River, Virginia. The ages of juveniles captured by push net during the juvenile abundance index surveys in 1998 and 1999 were estimated by counting daily rings on the sagittal otoliths… (More)