A linear model approach to backcalculation of fish length

Sanford Weisberg

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Abstract

A common problem in fishery management is to infer the growth history of a population of fish from a single sample of fish. On each fish, one can measure its length at capture, age, and yearly increments between concentric annual rings in a scale. Linear models for growth from the scale increments are proposed. A method of inferring changes in length from the available data is then discussed. Results are illustrated by an example. © 1976 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)922-929
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of the American Statistical Association
Volume81
Issue number396
DOIs
StatePublished - 1986

Keywords

  • Fishery management
  • Growth models
  • Incomplete data

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