What is stock assessment?
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fisheries management
recreational fishing
commercial fishing

How to Cite

Fisch, Nicholas, Angela Collins, and Edward V. Camp. 2021. “What Is Stock Assessment? FA232, 05/2021”. EDIS 2021 (2). Gainesville, FL:5. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-fa232-2021.


Whether you’re an angler, diver, conservationist, or just interested in fisheries, you’ve likely heard the term “stock assessment” before. What are stock assessments? How do they work? How do they inform management decisions? This publication provides information to the public and people serving in natural resource management agencies and working in outreach and Extension to show how fisheries management decisions are made.

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