Summary of Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Designation

10 x 10 Square Coordinates:

Boundary

North

East

South

West

Coordinate

41° 00.0 N

73° 40.0 W

40° 50.0 N

73° 50.0 W

Square Description (i.e. habitat, landmarks, coastline markers): The waters within the square within the Hudson River estuary on the north shore of Long Island, affecting the following: north of Manhasset Neck, Port Washington, NY., Berker Pt., Sands Pt., and Mott Pt., the tip of Hewlett Pt. on the north of Great Neck, north of Manhasset, NY., and Douglastown, NY. Also, the waters within Long Island Sound south of mainland New York from Port Chester, NY., and Rye, NY., to Westchester, NY., on East Chester Bay, along with south of the following: Harrison, NY., Mamaroneck, NY., Larchmont, NY., Pelham, NY., New Rochelle, NY., Pelham Manor, NY., and East Chester, NY. Also, around the following islands and features: Hart, City, Davids, Pea, Hen, Glen, Hunter and Huckleberry, the Scotch Caps, Middle Gorund, Execution Rocks, Gangway Rocks, Porgy Shoal and Hen and Chickens Rocks, along with the Hutchinson River, Mamaroneck Harbor, Milton Harbor, and Larchmont Harbor.

Species

Eggs

Larvae

Juveniles

Adults

Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

   

X

X

haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)

       

pollock (Pollachius virens)

   

X

X

whiting (Merluccius bilinearis)

       

offshore hake (Merluccius albidus)

       

red hake (Urophycis chuss)

X

X

X

X

white hake (Urophycis tenuis)

       

redfish (Sebastes fasciatus)

n/a

     

witch flounder (Glyptocephalus cynoglossus)

       

winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus)

X

X

X

X

yellowtail flounder (Limanda ferruginea)

       

windowpane flounder (Scophthalmus aquosus)

X

X

X

X

American plaice (Hippoglossoides platessoides)

       

ocean pout (Macrozoarces americanus)

       

Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus)

       

Atlantic sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus)

       

Atlantic sea herring (Clupea harengus)

 

X

X

X

monkfish (Lophius americanus)

     

bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix)

   

X

X

long finned squid (Loligo pealeii)

n/a

n/a

   

short finned squid (Illex illecebrosus)

n/a

n/a

   

Atlantic butterfish (Peprilus triacanthus)

 

X

X

X

Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)

   

X

X

summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus)

 

X

X

X

scup (Stenotomus chrysops)

X

X

X

X

black sea bass (Centropristis striata)

n/a

 

X

X

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)

       

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