Summary of Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Designation

10 x 10 Square Coordinates:

Boundary

North

East

South

West

Coordinate

44° 40.0 N

67° 30.0 W

44° 30.0 N

67° 40.0 W

Square Description (i.e. habitat, landmarks, coastline markers): The waters within the square within Englishman/ Machias Bay affecting the following: south of Jonesport, ME., West Jonesport, ME., and Jonesboro, ME., from the West River to Great Cove, including waters affecting Beals Island and Beals, ME., Norton Island, Pig I., Head Harbor I., Crowley I., Doyle I., Hardwood I., Fessenden Ledge, Emms Rock, Moose Rock, Seguin I., Seguin Passage, Alley Bay, Chandler Bay, Dunn I., Fellows I., Pond Cove I., Ballast I., West Black Rock, Great and Little Spruce I., Shorey Cove, Roque I., Roque I. Harbor, Boundary Ledges, Seal Ledges, Mark I., Gilchrist Rock, Little and Big Breaking Ledge, Bay Ledges, Great Bar, Roque I. Ledge, Mason Bay, Chandler River, and Moosabec Reach.

Species

Eggs

Larvae

Juveniles

Adults

Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

   

X

X

Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

X

X

X

X

haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)

       

pollock (Pollachius virens)

   

X

 

whiting (Merluccius bilinearis)

   

X

X

offshore hake (Merluccius albidus)

       

red hake (Urophycis chuss)

   

X

X

white hake (Urophycis tenuis)

   

X

X

redfish (Sebastes fasciatus)

n/a

     

witch flounder (Glyptocephalus cynoglossus)

       

winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus)

X

X

X

X

yellowtail flounder (Limanda ferruginea)

X

X

   

windowpane flounder (Scophthalmus aquosus)

X

X

X

X

American plaice (Hippoglossoides platessoides)

X

X

X

X

ocean pout (Macrozoarces americanus)

X

X

X

X

Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus)

X

X

X

X

Atlantic sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus)

X

X

X

X

Atlantic sea herring (Clupea harengus)

X

X

X

X

monkfish (Lophius americanus)

     

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)

     

X

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