Delaware Bay


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Delaware Bay:

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, river, c.280 mi (450 km) long, rising in the Catskill Mts., SE N.Y., in east and west branches, which meet at Hancock. It flows SE along the New York–Pennsylvania border to Port Jervis, N.Y.
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, river.
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Abstract--In the first of two companion papers, a 54-yr time series for the oyster population in the New Jersey waters of Delaware Bay was analyzed to develop biological relationships necessary to evaluate maximum sustainable yield (MSY) reference points and to consider how multiple stable points affect reference point-based management.
Because of the long stretches of unbroken sandy shoreline, Delaware Bay has been an ideal spawning ground for horseshoe crabs.
Commerce Secretary William Daley to go one step further and ban horseshoe crab fishing in federal waters outside of Delaware Bay.
The causes of the declines in the horseshoe crab populations in Delaware Bay, Mashnee Dike, and Stage Harbor are not known.
The promise of shore whaling was a major inducement for the first British settlers on the New Jersey shore and in the mouth of Delaware Bay (Beesley, 1857:171).
The closure of shellfish harvest in the Delaware Bay ordered July 18 by DNREC Secretary Shawn M.
However, a few crabs have traveled as far as Cape Cod Bay and Delaware Bay after being tagged on Long Island.
Abstract--In the second of two companion articles, a 54-year time series for the oyster population in the New Jersey waters of Delaware Bay is analyzed to examine how the presence of multiple stable states affects reference-point-based management.
Thousands used to travel from southern South America to their nesting grounds up north, stopping in Delaware Bay to refuel on horseshoe crab eggs," he said.
Robert Alner, trainer of Delaware Bay ``I don't think Fontwell suited him but he did it nicely the time before.
ABSTRACT: Abundance, size, habitat use, movements and growth of the sheepsbead minnow, Cyprinodon variegatus, were compared within a restored marsh in Delaware Bay from May-December 1998 in order to determine if these aspects of the life history and ecology in this restored marsh are similar to those in natural habitats.

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