A fisheries risk-assessment framework to evaluate trade-offs among management options in the presence of time-varying productivity
Abstract:Empirically based simulation models can help fisheries managers make difficult decisions involving trade-offs between harvests and maintaining spawner abundance, especially when data contain uncertainties. We developed such a general risk-assessment framework and applied it to chum salmon (
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada.
Publication date: 2012-02-20
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