Life Histories of Resource Species

  • Edwin S. Iversen


I have chosen to discuss separately the history of fisheries research from two aspects of fisheries that rely on basic research: fish population dynamics and fisheries management. Fisheries research encompasses effort directed to obtaining knowledge on all life history aspects of commercial and recreation fish and shellfish life histories such as mating, spawning, early development, food, feeding habits, age estimation, growth, extent of migration, survival, effects of parasites, and diseases.


Fishery Research Fish Stock Early Larva Pacific Halibut Resource Species 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edwin S. Iversen
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  1. 1.Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric ScienceUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA

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