Fish Populations in Long Island Sound

Forage Fish – Open Water/CT Coastline

February 14, 2012 — The forage indices measures the productivity of small fish in the Sound, which is the basis of the food supply for larger fish, including game fish. Read More

Finfish Biomass Index/Species Richness

February 14, 2012 — Fish biomass indicates the productivity of the Long Island Sound fishery. Species richness measures the diversity of species supported within the Sound's various habitats. Read More

Game Fish

January 27, 2012 — The abundance of game fish is a reflection of the productivity of Long Island Sound and the effectiveness of coast-wide fishery management plans that seek to stabilize populations while maximizing harvest opportunities. Read More

Water Temperature

July 12, 2010 — Yearly seasonal temperatures from 1976-2011, measured in Niantic Bay by the Millstone Environmental Lab. Read More

Shad & Blueback Herring—Long Island Sound

July 12, 2010 — Abundance of American shad and blueback herring, as reported in the Long Island Sound Trawl Survey. Read More

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