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American Shad Spawning Stock Biomass

This graph shows the decline in the American shad spawning stock biomass (fish available for spawning) in the Hudson River. In recent years, the spawning stock is at critically low levels. All commercial and recreational fishing was closed in 2010.

graph for Hudson River American shad spawning biomass from 1985 to 2008