Summary of Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Designations

Name of Estuary/ Bay/ River: Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island

 

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

4140 7100; 4140/7110; 4140/7120; 4130/7110; 4130/7120; 4120/7110; 4120/7120

 

Species

Eggs

Larvae

Juveniles

Adults

Spawning Adults

Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

         

Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

         

haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)

 

S

     

pollock (Pollachius virens)

         

whiting (Merluccius bilinearis)

         

offshore hake (Merluccius albidus)

         

red hake (Urophycis chuss)

 

S

S

S

S

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

M,S

M,S

 

ocean pout (Macrozoarces americanus)

         

Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus)

         

Atlantic sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus)

         

Atlantic sea herring (Clupea harengus)

 

S

M,S

M,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)

         

Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)

S

S

S

S

 

summer flounder (Paralicthys dentatus)

 

F,M,S

M,S

S

 

scup (Stenotomus chrysops)

S

S

M,S

M,S

 

black sea bass (Centropristus striata)

   

S

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