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ISSF 2011-01: Stock Assessments 101. How Scientists Count Tuna

Date Added: August 7, 2016
Authors: Dr. Victor Restrepo
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Tags: science, Stock Status, Tuna
Language: English
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Report Type: Technical Report

Description

A stock assessment is a process whereby scientists analyze a variety of relevant data about the fisheries, the species of interest and other variables (such as economic or environmental ones) in order to evaluate the impacts of the fisheries on the stock or population.