Fish Population Estimation
Published Online: 15 JAN 2013
Copyright © 2002 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Environmetrics
How to Cite
Routledge, R. 2013. Fish Population Estimation. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 2.
- Published Online: 15 JAN 2013
Fisheries management decisions typically depend heavily on suitable estimates of abundance, or at least indices that can be used to assess trends. This article provides an overview of the more commonly used approaches with commentary on their relative advantages and weaknesses.
- counting fence;
- sample surveys;
- virtual population analysis