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Fecundity estimation for stock assessment - MF0105

Non R&D Summary Objectives:- Make stock assessments from surveys of egg numbers following spawning, particularly of mackerel and sole (also cod) for which other methods are unavailable. Key customer purpose:- Scientific management of mackeral and sole and improve management of cod through better estimates of stock sizes.
1.To make stock assessments from egg surveys and supplementary biological sampling as required. 2.To improve methods for estimating fish fecundity.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1990

To: 1997

Cost: £1,651,401
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Sea Fish Stocks              
Stock Assessment              
Stock Conservation              
Fields of Study
Marine Fisheries