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