ABSTRACT Georges Bank is the most productive sea scallop fishing ground in the world, but little is known about the regional spawning patterns.
What does GB stand for?
GB stands for Georges Bank (Gulf of Maine)
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Lying roughly 100 miles east of Boston, Georges Bank is a vast underwater mountain plateau that was once part of the North American mainland.
Catches of six important commercial species, including Georges Bank haddock and Atlantic halibut, were up.
A Georges Bank haddock fishery that yielded as much as 50,000 metric tons annually during the 1960s saw catches plummet to 880 metric tons by 1993.
ABSTRACT Spatial and temporal variations in the meat weight of sea scallops were examined in the Georges Bank fishery.
For centuries, Georges Bank cod and other groundfish have sustained New England's coastal fishing communities.
Three distinct, but seasonally intermingling components from the Gulf of Maine, Nantucket Shoals (Great South Channel area), and Georges Bank appear to compose the herring resource in the region.
Trippel even cites an unpublished finding that Georges Bank cod spawn at 1.