Archive for February 2nd, 2012

Maximum length as an Indicator for Estimating Fisheries Exploitation


2012
02.02

In order to know whether the fishery has selective or non-selective fishing pattern, the impacts of fisheries to the fish community need to be clarified. The impacts of fisheries can be explained by the species resilience and susceptibility.

 

The susceptibility of species to gears can describe how the fish stocks react to fishing (Stevens et al., 2000; Jul-Larsen et al., 2002a). To define susceptibility and vulnerability of fish community to fishing gears, the analysis of life history characteristics are developed (Stobutzki et al., 2001; O’Malley, 2010). (more…)