Invertebrates (including shellfish)

Horseshoe Crab Abundance

March 1, 2012 — This indicator shows the abundance of Horseshoe Crabs in Connecticut and New York. Read More

Lobster Abundance

July 12, 2010 — Lobster has historically been an important fishery in Long Island Sound but populations have declined in recent years. This indicator is a fisheries-independent estimation of their abundance in the Sound. Read More

Lobster Landings

July 1, 2010 — This indicator reports the number of lobsters taken from traps by commercial lobsterman in Long Island Sound. Read More

Approved Shellfish Acreage

June 29, 2010 — This measure indicates whether water quality conditions in tidal rivers and coastal waters can support recreational and commercial shellfishing of oysters and clams. Read More

Hard Clam Harvest

June 29, 2010 — This indicator reports the number of bushels of hard clams harvested commercially each year in Long Island Sound. Read More

Oyster Harvest

June 25, 2010 — This indicator reports the number of oysters harvested commercially each year in Long Island Sound Read More

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