Stock Assessment of Nehu, Encrasicholina Purpurea, Using the Egg Production Method
Authors: Somerton, D. A.; Kobayashi, D. R.; Landgraf, K. C.
Source: Bulletin of Marine Science, Volume 53, Number 2, September 1993 , pp. 768-777(10)
Abstract:Nehu, Encrasicholina purpurea, are short lived, tropical anchovies used as baitfish for the Hawaiian pole-and-line tuna fishery. The spawning biomass of nehu within Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, was estimated weekly using the Daily Egg Production Method (DEPM). Over the 2-year study period, spawning biomass varied between 0.5 and 5.0 metric tons in response to the intensive fishery and a seasonal cyclicity in reproductive effort.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1993-09-01
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