Seasonal Standing Crop of Fishes from an Open Coastal Beach at Mustang Island, Texas


In the following paper the species composition, numbers of individuals, and the standing crop of fishes are reported for the period May, 1960 through July, 1961. The environment sampled, at Mustang Island, Texas is the same outer coast beach studied by Gunter, 1945 and 1958. The information that has accrued on this stretch of coastline, therefore, makes it one of the better known beaches of North America.


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fish population, Mustang Island, Texas, stock assessment