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Dynamics of Pelagic Fish Distribution and Behaviour: Effects on Fisheries and Stock Assessment

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By: Pierre Fréon and Ole Arve Misund

348 pages, 104 figs

Fishing News Books

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #54956 | ISBN: 0852382413
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Contents include: History of fish behaviour studies; History of stock assessment methods; Fish Distribution: Habitat selection; Fish Behaviour: Social behaviour; Avoidance; Attraction; Associative behaviour; Learning; Effects on Fisheries and Stock Assessment by Population Dynamic Models: Pelagic fisheries; Stock assessment by surplus production models; Habitat selection and its influence on catachability; Influence of avoidance / attraction on catchability / aggregation on catchability / learning; Effects on Stock Assessment by Acoustic Surveys: Acoustic assessment methods; Influence of habitat selection / social behaviour / avoidance / learning; Effects on Stock Assessment by other Methods: Aerial surveys; Pelagic trawl surveys; Capture- recapture; Eggs and larvae survey.


Pelagic fisheries; Habitat selection and migration; Schooling behaviour; Avoidance; Attraction and association; Learning; Effects of behaviour on fisheries and stock assessment by population dynamic models; Effects of behaviour on stock assessment by acoustic surveys; Other methods of stock assessment and fish behaviour.

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