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Young Of Year American Shad Abundance

This graph shows the number of American shad per haul (young-of-the-year abundance) for the years 1980-2013. The red line shows the ASMFC trigger for management action. In 2010, all recreational and commercial fishing was closed in NY.

Young of year American shad recruitment