Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Marine Advisory Services (MAS)
Virginia Marine Resource Report No. 2003-05 || VSG-03-07
The Virginia Game Fish Tagging Program (VGFTP), in its eighth year during 2002, systematically trains and assists anglers in tagging a select number of species important to Virginia's marine recreational fishery and maintains the resulting tagging database. A cooperative project of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS), the program is primarily funded with revenues from Virginia's saltwater recreational fishing license funds (Recreational Fishing Development Fund). In addition, support for the program is provided by Virginia's Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program at VIMS.
fish tagging; fish populations; Virginia
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Lucy, J. A., & Bain, C. (2003) Virginia Game Fish Tagging Program Annual Report 2002. Virginia Marine Resource Report No. 2003-05 || VSG-03-07. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary. https://doi.org/10.21220/V5CX2V