FIGURE B.1 Distribution of bottom trawl effort in New England and mid-Atlantic regions, 1991–1993. After Canada extended its fisheries jurisdiction to 200 miles, the U.S. trawl fisheries of the region were limited to waters south of 44°30′N latitude. Fishing off the mid-Atlantic states, except at the northern edge, is directed at shrimp and occurs relatively close to shore at depths <100 m. Effort is measured as the number of days fished.



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