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FAR 2014/51 Age determination protocol for snapper (Pagrus auratus).

FAR_2014_51_2762_INS2012-01 Obj. 1, MS3, RR3 (SNA).pdf

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This report documents the age determination protocol for snapper, describing the current scientific methods used in New Zealand for otolith preparation and age determination to ensure accuracy and consistency over time. A brief history and the changes in the methodologies used in ageing snapper are reported, and a description of the reference collection, and annotated examples of snapper otolith preparations are also included.

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Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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V 1.3
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FAR_2014_51_2762_INS2012-01 Obj. 1, MS3, RR3 (SNA).pdf

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Monday, 6 October 2014

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FAR: 2014/51;
ISSN: 1179-5352;
ISBN: 978-0-478-43752-2;
ScienceStock: SNA;
Species: Snapper;
ResearchField: Age determination protocol;
Author: Armiger; Buckthought; Horn; McKenzie; Ó Maolagáin, C.; Sutton; Walsh;

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