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Red drum sex ratio and size at sexual maturity
(Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Coastal Fisheries Branch, 1985)
Gonads of red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) collected with gill nets in Texas bays during October 1976-September 1977 were examined macroscopically to determine sex and maturity stage. The sex ratio (male to female) for all ...
Maximum total length and age of red drum off Texas.
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Estimated survival rates for immature red drum in northwest Gulf of Mexico bays.
A mean annual survival rate of 15 +- 2 % (S.E.) was estimated for tagged red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) for the period November 1975-April 1979 in bays of the northwest Gulf of Mexico. Annual survival estimates were ...
Assessment and monitoring of Texas coastal finfish resources.
The abundance and size of red drum (Sciaenops ocellata), black drum (Pogonias cromis), spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus), sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus) and southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) during ...
Long-term growth of hatchery stocks of Texas and South Carolina Red drum, 1986 - 1989
(Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Coastal Fisheries Branch, 1990)
Texas and South Carolina red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) were compared to evaluate long-term growth characteristics of the two hatchery stocks; this paper summarizes the first 3 years of growth. Red drum from each group ...
Estimate of the number of red drum anglers in Texas.
A method to estimate the number of anglers who fish for red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) in Texas bays is needed to allocate harvest among user groups. Angling effort directed at red drum was estimated from life history ...
Estimating the direct market economic impact of sport angling for red drum in Texas.
A method for estimating the direct market economic impact of a sport fishery is developed and appled to red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) anglers in Texas. The commercial value of angler-landed fish is subtracted from trip ...
The role of hurricanes in determining year-class strength of red drum.
The hurricane season in Texas coincides with the red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) spawning period. Hurricanes may impact year-class strength by increasing the numbers and/or survival of juvenile red drum recruited into the ...
Survival of red drum fry stocked into Christmas Bay, Texas
(Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Coastal Fisheries Branch, 1988)
Red drum fry (2.5 days old) were stocked into Christmas Bay in May 1979 to enhance native populations. No stocked fish were recaptured in bag seines during 4 months after stocking. Reasons for this apparent lack of success ...
Management of red drum in a Texas estuary - a case study.
In September 1974 the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission banned the use of plastic baits on trotlines because these baits were thought to be selective for small (<500 mm) red drum (Sciaenops ocellata). The size of red ...