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Estimating biomass, fishing mortality, and &quot;total allowable discards&quot; for surveyed non-target fish
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-08-27)
Demersal fisheries targeting a few high-value species often catch and discard other &quot;non-target&quot; species. It is difficult to quantify the impact of this incidental mortality when population biomass of a ...
Assessing the state of pelagic fish communities within an ecosystem approach and the european marine strategy framework directive
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-02-20)
Pelagic fish are key elements in marine foodwebs and thus comprise an important part of overall ecosystem health. We develop a suite of ecological indicators that track pelagic fish community state and evaluate state of ...
Prespawning herring distribution in the irish celtic sea between 2005 and 2012
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-08-24)
Knowledge of the spatial distribution of species is fundamental to understanding trophic interactions and ecosystem structure. Intraspecies-specific dynamics and environmental factors shape species distribution within an ...