The spotted seatrout is an important species not only for recreational and commercial fisheries, but also as an integral part of many estuarine ecosystems. As one of the few fishes that live its entire life within an estuarine system, the species has tremendous potential as a monitor or sentinel for estuarine conditions. Prepared by the foremost au

chapter 1|4 pages


chapter 5|16 pages

Age Determination and Growth of Spotted Seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus (Pisces: Sciaenidae)

ByMichael D. Murphy and Robert H. McMichael, Jr.

chapter 6|22 pages

Estuary-Specific Age and Growth of Spotted Seatrout in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

ByChad D. Bedee, Douglas A. DeVries, Stephen A. Bortone, and Christopher L. Palmer

chapter 7|20 pages

The Demographics and Reproductive Biology of Spotted Seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus, in Six Northwest Florida Estuaries

ByDouglas A. DeVries, Chad D. Bedee, Christopher L. Palmer, and Stephen A. Bortone

chapter 8|36 pages

The Reproductive Biology of Spotted Seatrout

ByNancy J. Brown-Peterson

chapter 9|12 pages

Effects of Variable Salinity on Reproduction and Early Life Stages of Spotted Seatrout

ByG. Joan Holt, Scott A. Holt

chapter 10|30 pages

Spotted Seatrout Habitat Affinities in Louisiana

ByDonald M. Baltz, R. Glenn Thomas, Edward J. Chesney

chapter 11|20 pages

Sound Production and Communication in the Spotted Seatrout

ByR. Grant Gilmore, Jr.

chapter 12|30 pages

Diseases and Parasites of the Spotted Seatrout

ByReginald B. Blaylock, Robin M. Overstreet

chapter 13|20 pages

Management of Spotted Seatrout and Fishery Participants in the U.S.

BySteven J. VanderKooy and Robert G. Muller

chapter 14|20 pages

Modeling the Distribution and Abundance of Spotted Seatrout: Integration of Ecology and GIS Technology to Support Management Needs

ByRandall D. Clark, Wendy Morrison, John D. Christensen, Mark E. Monaco, Michael S. Coyne

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Spotted Seatrout as a Potential Indicator of Estuarine Conditions

ByStephen A. Bortone