High Priority Tidal Fisheries Watersheds

Overview

This layer depicts watersheds that provide important spawning and nursery habitat for commercial and recreational anadromous fisheries such as striped bass, shad, herring and perch.   

Data Layer Description

Source

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Location

Maryland

Scale: unknown

How to get the data layer

Contact:

Kevin Coyne
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Tel: 410-260-8985

How you might make use of this data layer

This data layer identifies watersheds that provide important spawning and nursery habitat for commercial and recreational anadromous fisheries such as striped bass, shad, herring and perch.  Minimizing impervious surface in these watersheds is important for sustaining these fisheries.

How to get more information

Visit Maryland DNR's Fisheries Habitat page

Or contact Margaret McGinty
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Tel: 410-260-8297

Access and use constraints

Access Constraints:  None
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Credits

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

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