Fish Population Recruitment 2: Stock Recruit Relationships and why they matter for stock assessment
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Camp, Edward V., Robert N.M. Ahrens, Angela B. Collins, and Kai Lorenzen. 2021. “Fish Population Recruitment 2: Stock Recruit Relationships and Why They Matter for Stock Assessment: FA234, 09/2021”. EDIS 2021 (5). Gainesville, FL.


A good understanding of stock recruitment is essential for accurate stock assessment and good fisheries management. But recruitment and how it is used can be difficult to understand. This publication uses a recent Florida spotted seatrout stock assessment as an example to show how the stock-recruit relationship allows managers to determine whether or not a given fish population is overfished.
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