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Cooperative Striped Bass Tagging Program
Entry ID: brdlsc0006

Abstract: A coast wide tagging study was initiated in 1986 with the purpose of
providing vital information on mortality and migration rates to those
involved in management of Atlantic striped bass (Emergency Striped
Bass Research Study for 1987). The Cooperative Striped Bass Tagging
Program is comprised of 4 critical operations: tag release, tag
recovery, data management, and data management, and data ... View entire text

Purpose: Initially, the purpose of the Cooperative Striped Bass Tagging
Program, was to evaluate hatchery contribution to restoration efforts
and monitor mortality and migration of wild stock. A major objective
of the tagging program has been stock-specific estimates of mortality.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 43.0   S: 34.0   E: -70.0   W: -78.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Dataset Title: Cooperative Striped Bass Tagging Program
Dataset Release Date: 1997-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Annapolis, MD
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Maryland Fisheries Resource Office
Version: Not provided
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-01-01
Quality Varys state by state with tagging.
Completeness varys state by state.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Maryland Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 410-263-2604
Fax: 410-263-2608
Email: r5ffa_mfrc at
Contact Address:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
177 Admiral Cochran Road
City: Annapolis
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 21407
Country: USA
Phone: 304-724-4467
Fax: 304-724-4415
Email: david_r_smith at
Contact Address:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
1700 Leetown Road
City: Kearneysville
Province or State: WV
Postal Code: 25430
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1970-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-06-08