|Recreational anglers fishing for black sea bass during the winter at a shipwreck off the coast of southern New Jersey
(Photo credit: Douglas Zemeckis)
Black sea bass support an important commercial and recreational fishery in the Mid-Atlantic and recreational anglers can reduce discard mortality of this species caught in deep water using venting. This fact sheet provides information on how to properly vent a black sea bass to increase survival.
Historical data, documents, images and other items in the HSRL archives/library can be found by clicking "HSRL Documents" in the left-hand side bar above.
New Jersey's Delaware Bay oyster Stock Assessment Reports are available for download here.
HSRL maintains four facilities in southern New Jersey: