Stock Identification Methods: Applications in Fishery Science Steven Cadrin

ISBN: 9780080470436

Published: May 14th 2014


735 pages


Stock Identification Methods: Applications in Fishery Science  by  Steven Cadrin

Stock Identification Methods: Applications in Fishery Science by Steven Cadrin
May 14th 2014 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 735 pages | ISBN: 9780080470436 | 9.64 Mb

Stock Identification Methods provides a comprehensive review of the various disciplines used to study the population structure of fishery resources. It represents the worldwide experience and perspectives of experts on each method, assembled through a working group of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea. The book is organized to foster interdisciplinary analyses and conclusions about stock structure, a crucial topic for fishery science and management.Technological advances have promoted the development of stock identification methods in many directions, resulting in a confusing variety of approaches.

Based on central tenets of population biology and management needs, Stock Identification Methods offers a unified framework for understanding stock structure by promoting an understanding of the relative merits and sensitivities of each approach.* Describes eighteen distinct approaches to stock identification grouped into sections on life history traits, environmental signals, genetic analyses, and applied marks* Features experts reviews of benchmark case studies, general protocols, and the strengths and weaknesses of each identification method* Reviews statistical techniques for exploring stock patterns, testing for differences among putative stocks, stock discrimination, and stock composition analysis* Focuses on the challenges of interpreting data and managing mixed-stock fisheries

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