Statewide Fisheries Research - Current Projects

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The goal of the Freshwater Fishery Research is to obtain relevant and sound information that improves the Department's ability to manage and conserve the aquatic natural resources of South Carolina.

Downloadable documents below are in the PDF format.

Assessment of condition, growth, contribution to fish community, and diet
of striped bass, white perch, and American shad young-of-the-year in the
Santee-Cooper lakes, South Carolina
Assessment of habitat installation into Lake Hartwell
Conservation of Redeye Bass in South Carolina
Crappie Data Compilation and Assessment
Development of a monitoring plan for Broad River Smallmouth Bass
Environmental DNA detection of Blackbanded Sunfish
Growth, survival, abundance, and outmigration patterns of juvenile American
Shad and Blueback Herring in the Santee-Cooper lakes
Developing Sediment Management Guidelines to Enhance Habitat and Aquatic
Resources in the Broad River Basin
Population structure and behavior of Great Pee Dee River Striped Bass
Redbreast Sunfish Edisto River Stocking Assessment
Small River Assessment
Trophic resources for fish in Lake Marion

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