Summary of Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Designation

 

10 x 10 Square Coordinates:

Boundary

North

East

South

West

Coordinate

40° 50.0 N

72° 20.0 W

40° 40.0 N

72° 30.0 W

 

Square Description (i.e. habitat, landmarks, coastline markers): Atlantic Ocean waters within the square one square south of the square affecting the following: western Little Peconic Bay and eastern Great Peconic Bay, southwest of New Suffolk, NY., Cutchogue, NY., North Sea, NY., Sebonac Neck, NY., and within the Atlantic Ocean, waters affecting Southampton , NY., and Shinecock Hills, NY., and Southampton, NY.,

Species

Eggs

Larvae

Juveniles

Adults

Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

       

haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)

 

X

   

whiting (Merluccius bilinearis)

X

X

X

 

red hake (Urophycis chuss)

X

X

X

 

witch flounder (Glyptocephalus cynoglossus)

 

X

   

winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus)

X

X

X

X

yellowtail flounder (Limanda ferruginea)

X

X

X

X

windowpane flounder (Scophthalmus aquosus)

X

X

X

X

American plaice (Hippoglossoides platessoides)

       

ocean pout (Macrozoarces americanus)

X

X

 

X

Atlantic sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus)

       

Atlantic sea herring (Clupea harengus)

   

X

X

monkfish (Lophius americanus)

X

X

   

bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix)

X

 

X

X

long finned squid (Loligo pealeii)

n/a

n/a

X

X

short finned squid (Illex illecebrosus)

n/a

n/a

   

Atlantic butterfish (Peprilus triacanthus)

       

Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)

X

     

summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus)

   

X

X

scup (Stenotomus chrysops)

n/a

n/a

X

X

black sea bass (Centropristis striata)

n/a

 

X

 

surf clam (Spisula solidissima)

n/a

n/a

 

X

ocean quahog (Artica islandica)

n/a

n/a

X

X

spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias)

n/a

n/a

   

tilefish (Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps)

       

king mackerel (Scomberomorus cavalla)

X

X

X

X

Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus maculatus)

X

X

X

X

cobia (Rachycentron canadum)

X

X

X

X

sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus)

X

common thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus)

 

X

X

X

blue shark (Prionace glauca)

 

X

X

X

white shark (Carcharodon carcharias)

   

X

 

tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvieri)

 

X

X

 

dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus)

 

X

X

 

shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus)

 

X

X

X

sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus)

 

X

X

X

tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvieri)

 

X

X

 

bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus)

   

X

X

skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis)

     

X