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Maryland Summer-Fall 2024 Striped Bass Season Begins May 16

5/23/2024 by Param Bhatia

By news.maryland.gov. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced regulations for the summer recreational striped bass fishing season beginning May 16, 2024, which continues existing conservation measures put in place in an effort to protect the striped bass fishery on the East Coast. Striped bass season in the mainstem of the Chesapeake Bay will… SEE MORE

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Boat Tool Bag Essentials: What Should You Have Inside?

5/22/2024 by Param Bhatia

By inavx.com. And more importantly, do you know how to use it? Even the simplest boat with no electrical system has things which can break and ruin your weekend. And a complex boat with refrigeration, air conditioning, and an engine? There are a fair number of things which can go wrong.… SEE MORE

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Status of the Stocks: Record-Low Number of Stocks on Overfishing List in 2023

5/21/2024 by Param Bhatia

By noaa.gov. Ongoing positive trends continued into last year. In a report released today, NOAA Fisheries announced that 2023 saw a record low for the number of fish stocks subject to overfishing. The annual Status of the Stocks report is an assessment of the 506 stocks and stock complexes managed by NOAA… SEE MORE

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The Future of Coral Restoration in the Florida Keys after Unprecedented Marine Heat Wave of 2023

5/20/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Haley Thiem. In the summer of 2023, portions of the Florida Keys experienced an extreme marine heat wave, unlike any other in recorded history for the region. Heat records were broken and some reefs were completely bleached—they expelled their food-producing algal partners and turned white. Throughout this prolonged heat wave NOAA scientists and partners raced… SEE MORE