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Quantitative Fish Dynamics

By: Terrance J Quinn and Richard B Deriso
542 pages, Figs, tabs
Quantitative Fish Dynamics
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  • Quantitative Fish Dynamics ISBN: 9780195076318 Hardback May 1999 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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About this book

Provides a thorough treatment of contemporary topics in quantitative fisheries science and emphasises the link between biology and theory by explaining the assumptions inherent in the quantitative methods.


1. Population Growth, Mortality, and the Fishing Process; 2. Stock Productivity and Surplus Production; 3. Stock and Recruitment; 4. Growth and Fecundity; 5. Delay-Difference Models; 6. Age-Structured Models: Per Recruit and Year-class Models; 7. Age Structured Models: Renewal Theory; 8. Catch-Age and Age-Structured Assessment Models; 9. Size Structured Models and Assessment Methods; 10. Migration and Movement; 11. Optimal Harvesting

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By: Terrance J Quinn and Richard B Deriso
542 pages, Figs, tabs
Media reviews

"This book, intended as a text for advanced courses, is a synthesis of quantitative fish population models and methods for quantitative stock assessment. Broadly inclusive, the book covers a variety of methods and models and incorporates modern statistical concepts where appropriate. Proceedings from simple to complex, chapters cover population growth, mortality, and the fishing process (CPUE); stock productivity and surplus production; stock and recruitment; growth and fecundity; delay-difference models; age-structured models; catch-age and age-structured assessment methods; size-structured models and assessment methods; migration, movement, and spatiotemporal considerations; and optimal harvesting."--Fisheries
"Why should a terrestrial ecologist be interested in a book on fish population dynamics, and especially a book on quantitative fish population dynamics? There are at least two compelling reasons. First, much of the foundational work in population ecology was motivated by
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