Summary of Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Designations

Name of Estuary/ Bay/ River: Great South Bay, New York

 

10 x 10 latitude and longitude squares included in this bay or estuary or river (southeast corner boundaries):

4050/7220; 4050/7230; 4040/7230; 4040/7240; 4040/7250; 4040/ 7300; 4040/7310; 4040/7320; 4030/7300; 4030/7310; 4030/7320; 4030/7330; 4040/7340

 

Species

Eggs

Larvae

Juveniles

Adults

Spawning Adults

Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

     

S

 

Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

         

haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)

         

pollock (Pollachius virens)

   

S

   

whiting (Merluccius bilinearis)

         

offshore hake (Merluccius albidus)

         

red hake (Urophycis chuss)

         

white hake (Urophycis tenuis)

         

redfish (Sebastes fasciatus)

n/a

       

witch flounder (Glyptocephalus cynoglossus)

         

winter flounder (Pleuronectes americanus)

M,S

M,S

M,S

M,S

M,S

yellowtail flounder (Pleuronectes ferruginea)

         

windowpane flounder (Scopthalmus aquosus)

M,S

M,S

M,S

M,S

M,S

American plaice (Hippoglossoides platessoides)

   

S

S

 

ocean pout (Macrozoarces americanus)

         

Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus)

         

Atlantic sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus)

         

Atlantic sea herring (Clupea harengus)

   

S

S

 

monkfish (Lophius americanus)

         

bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix)

   

M,S

M,S

 

long finned squid (Loligo pealei)

n/a

n/a

     

short finned squid (Illex illecebrosus)

n/a

n/a

     

Atlantic butterfish (Peprilus triacanthus)

S

S

S

S

 

Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)

S

S

S

S

 

summer flounder (Paralicthys dentatus)

   

M,S

M,S

 

scup (Stenotomus chrysops)

   

S

S

 

black sea bass (Centropristus striata)

     

S

 

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