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Author International Conference on the Theory and Application of Length-Based Methods for Stock Assessment (1985 : Mazara del Vallo, Italy) (Mazara del Vallo, Sicily)

Title Length-based methods in fisheries research / edited by D. Pauly, G.R. Morgan
Published Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines : International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management ; Safat, Kuwait : Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, 1987


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Description viii, 468 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Series ICLARM conference proceedings ; 13
ICLARM contribution, 0115-4389 ; no. 325
ICLARM conference proceedings ; no. 13
ICLARM contribution. 0115-4389 ; no. 325
Contents Pt. 1. Methods and analyses -- Methods of size-frequency analysis and their incorporation in programmes for fish stock assessment in developing countries: FAO interest in receiving advice -- A review of the ELEFAN system for analysis of length-frequency data in fish and aquatic invertebrates -- Estimating growth and mortality parameters by nonlinear regression using average size in catches -- Some modifications of Ebert's method to estimate growth and mortality parameters from average lengths in a population -- Estimating growth and mortality in Steady-state fish stocks from length-frequency data -- A method for the estimation of growth, mortality and gear selection/recruitment parameters from length-frequency samples weighted by catch per effort -- Two methods for simultaneously estimating growth, mortality and cohort size parameters from time series of catch-at-length data from research vessels -- A weakly parametric method for estimating growth parameters from length composition data -- Estimation of growth and mortality parameters for use in length-structures stock production stock production models -- Estimating mortalities from length- or Age-specific sex ratios -- Incorporating age data into length-based stock assessment methods -- Assessment of short-lived stocks with special reference to Kuwait's shrimp fisheries: A contrast of the results obtained from traditional and recent size-based techniques -- Towards a method for short-term forecasting of catch rates based on length compositions -- Phalanx analysis: An extension of Jones' length cohort analysis to multispecies cohort analysis -- A simulation model for generating catch length-frequency data -- An examination of the reliability of the ELEFAN computer programmes -- An investigation of length composition analysis using simulated length compositions -- Analytical investigations of errors in mortality rates estimated from length distributions of catches -- Monte-Carlo testing of two methods for estimating growth from length-frequency data with general conditions for their applicability -- A simple method for estimating the von Bertalanffy growth constants for determining length from age and age from length -- Comments on age-length vs. length-age relationships -- Use of ELEFAN I for sampling design -- Fisheries management in a developing country: the most appropriate balance of size- and age-related methods for practical assessments -- Pt. 2. Implementation of methods -- Length-based methods in fisheries research: from theory to application -- Data acquisition for length-based stock assessment: Report of working group I -- Methods of analysis and assessment: Report of working group II -- Sensitivity of length-based methods for stock assessment: Report of working group III -- Analysis of length-frequency data: Some available programmes and user's instructions
Notes "Proceedings of the International Conference on the Theory and Application of Length-Based Methods for Stock Assessment, 11-16 February 1985, Mazzara del Vallo, Sicily, Italy"--T.p. verso
Spine title: Length-based methods
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and indexes
Subject Fisheries -- Research -- Congresses.
Fishes -- Size -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Morgan, G. R.
Pauly, D. (Daniel)
International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management.
Maʻhad al-Kuwayt lil-Abḥāth al-ʻIlmīyah.
LC no. 88203995
ISBN 9711022281
Other Titles Length-based methods
Length-based methods