Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Fish Ecology, Evolution, and ExploitationA New Theoretical Synthesis$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Ken H. Andersen

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780691192956

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691192956.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM PRINCETON SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.princeton.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Princeton University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in PRSO for personal use.date: 28 May 2022



(p.82) Chapter Five Fishing
Fish Ecology, Evolution, and Exploitation

Ken H. Andersen

Princeton University Press

This chapter exploits the previous chapter's demographic model to make impact assessment of fishing and calculate fisheries reference points for fish stocks with asymptotic sizes of 10 g, 333 g, and 10 kg. The three asymptotic sizes span the variation in fish life histories from small and short-lived forage fish species, such as sardine or sprat; to small pelagic fish, such as herring or mackerel; to large demersal species, such as cod or saithe. When fishing is added to the demographic model, the model has to be solved numerically. To complement the numerical results, the chapter first develops a very simplified analytical model. It then goes on to formulate a complete theoretical framework that can be applied to make ecological impact assessments of fishing a single stock.

Keywords:   demographic model, fish stocks, impact assessment, theoretical framework, ecological impact, fish life histories

Princeton Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.