Summary of Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Designation

10 x 10 Square Coordinates:

Boundary

North

East

South

West

Coordinate

44° 10.0 N

67° 40.0 W

44° 00.0 N

67° 50.0 W

Square Description (i.e. habitat, landmarks, coastline markers): Waters within the Gulf of Maine within the sqaure two squares south of the following: the waters affecting and south of the following islands: southern Dyer, Flint, Big Nash, Flat, and many other smaller islands.

Species

Eggs

Larvae

Juveniles

Adults

Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

X

X

X

X

haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)

     

X

pollock (Pollachius virens)

       

whiting (Merluccius bilinearis)

X

X

X

X

offshore hake (Merluccius albidus)

   

X

 

red hake (Urophycis chuss)

X

X

X

X

white hake (Urophycis tenuis)

X

X

X

X

redfish (Sebastes fasciatus)

n/a

X

X

X

witch flounder (Glyptocephalus cynoglossus)

   

X

X

winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus)

       

yellowtail flounder (Limanda ferruginea)

       

windowpane flounder (Scophthalmus aquosus)

       

American plaice (Hippoglossoides platessoides)

   

X

X

ocean pout (Macrozoarces americanus)

       

Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus)

X

X

X

X

Atlantic sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus)

       

Atlantic sea herring (Clupea harengus)

   

X

X

monkfish (Lophius americanus)

X

X

 

X

bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix)

       

long finned squid (Loligo pealeii)

n/a

n/a

   

short finned squid (Illex illecebrosus)

n/a

n/a

   

Atlantic butterfish (Peprilus triacanthus)

       

Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)

       

summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus)

       

scup (Stenotomus chrysops)

n/a

n/a

   

black sea bass (Centropristis striata)

n/a

     

surf clam (Spisula solidissima)

n/a

n/a

   

ocean quahog (Artica islandica)

n/a

n/a

   

spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias)

n/a

n/a

   

tilefish (Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps)

       

bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus)

     

X