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DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE, REPRODUCfION, FOOD HABITS, AGE, AND GROWTH OF ROUND SCAD, DECAPTERUS PUNCTATUS, IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC BIGHT 1

@inproceedings{Hales1987DISTRIBUTIONAR,
  title={DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE, REPRODUCfION, FOOD HABITS, AGE, AND GROWTH OF ROUND SCAD, DECAPTERUS PUNCTATUS, IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC BIGHT 1},
  author={L. Hales},
  year={1987}
}
  • L. Hales
  • Published 1987
  • Geography
  • Five years of bottom trawling indicated that round scad were abundant and widely distributed throughout the South Atlantic Bight in summer and fall, butless abundant and restricted to deeper (28-110 mI. warmer (>15°C) waters in winter and spring. Adults and juveniles were spatially segregated, with adults dominating catches in inner and outer shelf regions and juveniles dominating midshelf regions year round. Catches over sponge-coral habitat were significantly greater than catches over sand… CONTINUE READING
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