Study of Populations of Juvenile Shrimp in the Aransas Bay Complex - Study of the Texas Shrimp Populations

dc.creatorSchultz, Ronnee L.
dc.date.accessioned2011-01-27T02:57:07Z
dc.date.available2011-01-27T02:57:07Z
dc.date.issued1964
dc.descriptionpages 91-104; available for download at the link below.en
dc.description.abstractWhite shrimp, Penaeus setiferus, landings were higher than catches in 1962 by 22 per cent. Brown shrimp, Penaeus aztecus, were most abundant in 10-foot trawl catch in April, May, and June when the shrimp were 60-90 mm long. In 1963, brown shrimp catches with the 6-foot bar seine and the 10-foot trawl were higher than in 1962. In 1963, fewer brown shrimp were caught in 20-foot trawl samples than in 1962. White shrimp increased in 20-foot trawl samples by 8 per cent. White shrimp also showed an increase in 6-foot bar seine samples in 1963. Rainfall was 15 per cent less than in 1962. there were two periods, one in June and one in September, when 5 and 6 inches of rain fell, respectively. Immediately after these periods of rain, juvenile white shrimp were taken in tertiary samples.en
dc.identifier.otherAccession # 11099
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1969.3/27646
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherTexas Parks and Wildlife Departmenten
dc.relation.ispartofseriesProject No.;MS-R-5
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJob No.;5
dc.subjectAransas Bayen
dc.subjectshrimp populationen
dc.subjectpopulation surveyen
dc.titleStudy of Populations of Juvenile Shrimp in the Aransas Bay Complex - Study of the Texas Shrimp Populationsen
dc.title.alternativeTexas Parks & Wildlife Coastal Fisheries Project Reports 1963en
dc.typeTechnical Reporten
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