Summary of Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Designation

10 x 10 Square Coordinates:

Boundary

North

East

South

West

Coordinate

45° 10.0 N

67° 00.0 W

45° 00.0 N

67° 10.0 W

Square Description (i.e. habitat, landmarks, coastline markers): Waters within the square within the St. Croix River and within Passamaquoddy Bay along the Maine Coast. These waters affect the following: from just south of Loring Cove, north past Loring Cove, Gin Cove, Lewis Cove in North Perry, ME., Mill Cove and Mill Pt., in South Robbinston, ME., Liberty Pt., Robbinson, ME., Brooks Bluff, Brooks Cove, Hinton Pt., Lamb Cove, McCurdy Pt., Little Dochet I., Red Beach, Red Beach Cove, Pettegrove Pt., Cook Cove, Ford Pt., and Devils Head. These waters extend strictly out to the Hague Line within the United States of America Exclusive Economic Zone.

Species

Eggs

Larvae

Juveniles

Adults

Atlantic salmon, (Salmo salar)

   

X

X

Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

 

X

X

X

haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)

       

pollock (Pollachius virens)

 

X

X

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

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

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)