Quantitative Fish Dynamics / Edition 1

Quantitative Fish Dynamics / Edition 1

by Terrance J. Quinn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195076311

ISBN-13: 9780195076318

Pub. Date: 12/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book serves as an advanced text on fisheries and fishery population dynamics and as a reference for fisheries scientists. It provides a thorough treatment of contemporary topics in quantitative fisheries science and emphasizes the link between biology and theory by explaining the assumptions inherent in the quantitative methods. The analytical methods are

Overview

This book serves as an advanced text on fisheries and fishery population dynamics and as a reference for fisheries scientists. It provides a thorough treatment of contemporary topics in quantitative fisheries science and emphasizes the link between biology and theory by explaining the assumptions inherent in the quantitative methods. The analytical methods are accessible to a wide range of biologists, and the book includes numerous examples. The book is unique in covering such advanced topics as optimal harvesting, migratory stocks, age-structured models, and size models.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195076318
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Series:
Biological Resource Management Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

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 Methods
9. Size-structured Models and Assessment Methods
10. Migration, Movement, and Other Spatiotemporal Considerations
11. Optimal Harvesting

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