New topic sheet – age estimation in fish
Age estimation is a fundamental part of studies of the life history of fish. In commercial marine fisheries, it is a key area in the monitoring, assessment and management of fish stocks because age determined parameters (such as age profiles, age at first maturity, spawning frequency, recruitment success, and growth and mortality) underlie the population dynamics used to perform fish stock assessments.
We’ve just published a new topic sheet that tells you more. Have a read!