Chesapeake Science

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 125–129 | Cite as

Fish eggs and larvae of the Magothy River, Maryland

  • William Dovel


Bi-weekly samples of fish eggs and larvae were collected for a 15-month period from the Magothy River. Samples were taken simultaneously from surface and bottom waters with one-meter plankton nets. Altogether 17 species of fish eggs and larvae were collected. Their seasonal occurrence, distribution patterns, and abundance are presented and discussed.


Striped Bass Yellow Perch White Perch Nursery Area Juvenile Striped Bass 
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© Estuarine Research Federation 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • William Dovel
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  1. 1.Natural Resources Institute Chesapeake Biological LaboratoryUniversity of MarylandSolomons

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