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FAR 2017/02 Length and age composition of commercial snapper landings in SNA 8, 2015–16.

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FAR-2017-02-SNA-8-catch-at-age.pdf

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Abstract
The length frequency and age-length key sampling approach was used in spring-summer 2015–16 to estimate catch-at-age for bottom trawl caught snapper in SNA 8. The fishery was dominated by young to moderate aged snapper 3–10 years (90% by number landed). Mean age (6.9 years) was the highest recorded estimate in 27 years suggesting further improvement to the status of the fishery, despite a continued slowing in growth rate. Spatio-temporal comparisons revealed adequate sample representativeness.

Document date
Friday, 27 January 2017
Document type
V 1.3
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Adobe PDF
File size
1.3 MB
Reference number
978-1-77665-466-6
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Author: Armiger, H.; Bian, R.; Buckthought, D.; McKenzie, J.; Walsh, C.;
ResearchField: age composition; length composition; SNA 8; snapper;
ScienceStock: Inshore;
Species: Snapper;
Stock: SNA 8;

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