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Quantitative Fish Dynamics (Biological Resource Management)

Quantitative Fish Dynamics (Biological Resource Management)
Author: Terrance J. Quinn - Richard B. Deriso
ISBN 13: 9780195076318
ISBN 10: 195076311
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1999-03-25
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 560
List Price: $270.00

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.