North Carolina Southern Flounder Symposium

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southern flounder iconNorth Carolina Southern Flounder Symposium
March 20, 2024 – 9:00 a.m.
Riverfront Convention Center
New Bern, North Carolina

A one-day North Carolina Southern Flounder Symposium will provide an opportunity for stakeholders, researchers, and North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries (NCDMF) staff to discuss various topics related to Southern Flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma).

Though Southern Flounder represent a coast-wide stock along the south Atlantic U.S. coast, this symposium will focus on North Carolina centric research and management.

The 2024 Southern Flounder Symposium offers stakeholders opportunities to learn about and contribute to ongoing flounder research.

Symposium Topics

Life History
Movement and Migration through tagging work
How habitat and water quality influence Southern Flounder
Citizen Science and Involvement: What can the public do to help?
Poster Session
Resources and Information on Southern Flounder
2019 Update to the Southern Flounder Stock Assessment
Southern Flounder Amendment 3
Carcass Collection Program
Tagging Program/Volunteer Tagger Program
FMP Update

source: North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries

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