Abundance Estimation in a Feedback Control System Applied to the Management of a Commercial Salmon Fishery

  • P. R. Mundy
  • O. A. Mathisen
Part of the Nato Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 10)


The economic benefits to the industry and the biological advantages to management from increasing the accuracy of yield estimates of commercial salmon fisheries were rigorously analyzed more than ten years ago (Mathews1). However, the means to achieve the requisite accuracy and precision in forecasting and harvest control have not been forthcoming. It is possible that the lack of progress is due to the nature of the methods pursued and not to a lack of effort.


Sockeye Salmon Commercial Fishery Time Density Oncorhynchus Nerka Alaska Department 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. R. Mundy
    • 1
  • O. A. Mathisen
    • 1
  1. 1.Fisheries Research Institute College of FisheriesUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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