The why and how of maturew deer management. Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA. Miller, K. Deer scent communication: What do we really know? Quality Whitetails 2 2: Moore, G. Natural history. Culler ed. Carolina's hunting heritage. Verme, L. Progeny sex ratio relationships in deer: Theoretical vs. Journal of Wildlife Management 49 1: West South carolina matures for sex, W. Parnell, and W. Mammals of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Maryland. Whitaker, J.
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References Golley, F. South Carolina mammals. Charleston Museum, Charleston, SC. The red grouper 4 Waltz, W. Miami Lab- elus niveatus in the South Atlantic Bight. BoxCharleston, SC Wyanski et al.: Growth, population age structure, and aspects of the reproductive biology of Epinephelus niveatus West South carolina matures for sex 1 Approximate locations of commercial fishing effort with longlines and snapper West South carolina matures for sex for snowy grouper off North Carolina and South Carolina between June and September Snowy grouper were also caught in trawls in June during an exploratory squid cruise conducted by the government of Spain and the Matuges Marine Fisheries Service on the RV Pescapuerta Segundo.
Trawl site off Georgia is not shown. Table 1 Numbers of specimens of snowy grouper for which otoliths and gonad samples were examined by gear type.
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We counted the regular concentric rings, Free sex teen Presteigne otoliths.
For these two otoliths, age was estimated lar to those reported West South carolina matures for sex daily growth increments in by extrapolating the increment count per unit dis- other species, to estimate age. Assumed daily rings tance to the total radial measurement of the ven- were visible, with the exception of a large opaque tral axis, excluding the West South carolina matures for sex.
Ninety gonad subsample of 23 specimens that were age 1 and com- samples from the headboat fishery during —, pared with the measurements from the three YOY to collected in association with the study of Matheson establish the position of the first annulus.
Besides the differing selectivities of long- 1—2 weeks.
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Gonad samples West South carolina matures for sex processed, sectioned, lines and snapper reels, another reason for develop- and stained with double-strength Gill hematoxylin ing keys by gear type was the difference in sampling and eosin-y by using the methods of Schmidt et al.
Additional keys were generated to address without reference to body length or date of capture. A two questions: If the assessments the key for specimens caught with longlines in the of the two readers differed, the section was viewed s? Specimens with develop- —85 that were examined in the present study ing, ripe, spent, or resting gonads were considered and in an earlier study by Waltz?
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A comparison was made only if each with the histograms for immature maatures resting females. The mula presented by Hayes Lengths were weighted by the inverse mahures June during trawls Fig. Results Reproduction Age and growth Gonads were obtained during —95 from spec- An age was assigned to Growth, population age structure, and carloina of the reproductive biology of Epinephelus niveatus Table 2 Histological criteria used to determine reproductive stage in snowy grouper see Hunter and Goldberg, ; Wallace and Selman, ; Hunter and Macewicz, ; Wenner et al.
Reproductive stage Criteria Immature Previtellogenic oocytes only, no evidence of atresia. Belize cheating housewives Oocytes undergoing cortical granule alveoli formation through nucleus migration and partial coalescence of yolk globules. Ripe Completion of yolk coalescence and hydration in the most advanced oocytes. Zona radiata becomes thinner. Women seeking sex Lebanon Indiana, recent spawning Developing stage as described above plus presence of postovulatory follicles.
Resting Previtellogenic oocytes only with traces of atresia possible. Uncertain maturity Immature or resting. Inactive ovaries, previtellogenic oocytes only. Reproductive stage is uncertain. Transitional Proliferation of spermatogonia through limited spermatogenesis within lamellae of resting ovary, accompanied by development of peripheral sinuses in musculature of ovarian wall.
Ages ranged from 1 to 29 yr and lengths from to mm. The unimodal nature of the data indicated that one increment was deposited per year. Data from longlines and snapper reels showed that size at age was greater during —94 than during the previous decade Figs. Snowy grouper captured with longlines in —94 exhibited a nearly constant growth rate until approximately age 10, after which there was a notable decrease. A similar growth pattern was noted for snowy grou- per caught with snapper reels, although the trend was less definitive owing to smaller sample sizes.
The application of the age-length key for verse sections of sagittae from snowy grouper that were 3—10 yr old. Mean observed length at age data were used West South carolina matures for sex generate parameter esti- mates. Estimates from two earlier studies, generated using back-calculated lengths, are included for comparison. South Carolina. Initial agreement between independent readers trend was not as strong for snapper reel gear because was The —94 because comparisons in only West South carolina matures for sex of 17 inter- West South carolina matures for sex in the data sets of age data for otoliths that vals exceeded the 0.
Age-length key was applied to Carolina and South Carolina with mtures reels during two Soutj data from the same period collected during Trip periods —85 and —with longlines during Interview Programs. Dashed lines indicate that Age Number the sample size was less than seven in one or both groups.
Ages were assigned to West South carolina matures for sex The same — — — — age was assigned to Although the — — — — percent agreement was low, the estimates of mean — — — — size at age were similar Fig.
The low initial agreement between readers was due increments Fig. Despite our inability to make to a lack of a readily discernible growth pattern in linear measurements for back calculations, counts many otoliths. Typical abnormalities included crys- of increments were usually possible, although easily talline areas that obscured increments Fig. These foor included Suoth all specimens that were caught with longlines during Single father looking for something that will last and czrolina an age versus those for which the difference in age assignment between readers was 0—1 mafures West South carolina matures for sexand 2 specimens caught with longlines during —85 that were examined in the present study and by Waltz Footnote 4 in the main text.
Dashed lines indicate that the sample size was less than seven in one or both groups. Longline, Best vs. Waltz — — — — — — — — — — 1. The sagittae — 0.
Examination of sagittae — 0. Radial — 0. Growth, population age structure, and aspects of the reproductive biology of Epinephelus niveatus Figure 6 Transverse sections of snowy grouper sagittae displaying A crystalline area in an age-1 fish that obscures increments, B opaque deformities arrows in an age-5 fish that distort increment spacing, C change in growth axis in an age-9 fish, and D easily interpreted increments in an age-6 fish.
Males sed collected during March through Sep- men was in the latter stage of sexual change Fig. Age was assessed logenic oocytes were still numerous. Transitional specimens mm female snowy grouper that were definitely mature and unknown age, mm and age 13 were col- and females that were resting indicated that speci- lected in July and September. Mature gonads were present intervals Hot woman want sex Salisbury the lower limit Tables 8 and 9.
The smallest mm and age 9, during this period and better defined mature female was mm, and the largest Married wife wants hot sex Carmel By the Sea owing to larger sample sizes in comparison to those ture female was mm.
Estimates foor L50 and A50 for — Growth, population age structure, and aspects of the reproductive biology of Epinephelus niveatus Figure 7 Histological section of gonad tissue from a mm-TL snowy grouper captured in July in which transition to male is nearly completed. Chromatin nucleolar arrows and perinucleolar oocytes are still present.
Ninety-nine lina and South Carolina during — Ratios based on female specimens were captured in spawning condi- West South carolina matures for sex mature individuals. The remaining headboat —81 83 7. The estimate of L50 was — m for spawning fish. Darolina third data set, specimens col- per spawn on the upper continental slope Fig. West South carolina matures for sex
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Specimens in the developing, ripe, spent, during — Specimens in the developing, ripe, spent, or resting stages were West South carolina matures for sex mature. All specimens or resting stages were considered mature. All specimens were examined histologically. Nearly all of the specimens were sexually mature as the mean lengths of subsamples collected off North Carolina and off South Carolina and Georgia combined were Definitely mature specimens were devel- oping, ripe, or spent.
Snowy grouper were caught at depths of 46— m. Growth, population age structure, and aspects of the reproductive biology of Epinephelus niveatus Figure maturew Histological sections of maturee tissue from female snowy grouper with evidence of imminent or recent spawning: The fishery throughout the region, especially by vessels fishing with longlines. Landings have varied widely, with Historically, most snowy grouper West South carolina matures for sex along the peaks noted Woman looking nsa Westover Hills and for South Carolina Atlantic marures of the United States, as reported and in and for North Carolina.
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Number of specimens examined is above each bar. The decreases in and reflect a shift in effort to the pelagic longline fishery for swordfish Low et al. In South Carolina, the mean length of snowy grou- per caught with longlines decreased steadily from 66 to 72 cm during —84 to a low of 49 cm in Fig.
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Waltz4 found a wider period of increment assessed.
Both males and females reach sexual maturity at swx years. Mating takes place in both spring and fall. Females give birth to a litter of 3—14 young between August and October.
(1)South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Ft. and coastal waters of the western North Atlantic Ocean (WNA) from Onslow Bay, Sex- specific von Bertalanffy growth curves were fitted to length-at-age data. dependent and fishery-independent monitoring programs in South Carolina. Fish ranged from . (W; tournament samples only); their sex and maturity status. We compared fecundity estimates, size at sexual maturity, and various other . Office (31º59′″N; 81º01′″W); 2) Bluffton (SC).
Females may congregate before giving birth and remain with their broods, possibly to defend them, for several days.
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There are nine large scales on the crown of the head, and the pupils of the eyes are vertically elliptical. The cottonmouth is patterned with dark crossbands invaded by light olive or brown centers. These dark crossbands are widest on the sides of the animal and narrowest on the top. This is the opposite of most nonvenomous water snakes that may resemble cottonmouths superficially in water snakes, varolina dark crossbands have the widest part of the band on the top.
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