Marine Fisheries

Updated February 2023


  • Estimates of hooking mortality in the catch-and-release recreational fisheries
  • Complete knowledge of the life history of exploited estuarine and marine fishes indigenous to coastal Georgia
  • Improve fishery assessments, with increased/coordinated fishery-dependent and fishery-independent monitoring/surveys region-wide
  • Characterization of discards associated with recreational fisheries, specifically Red Drum and Black Sea Bass.