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Growth and mortality of snapper Etelis carbunculus in Vanuatu


  • Carlot, A.H.


This paper presents estimates of the parameters L8 and K of the von Bertalanffy equation, as obtained from length-frequency data on the lutjanid Etelis carbunculus from Vanuatu, analyzed using teh Compleat ELEFAN software. These estimates are compared with values of L8 and K obtained for other stocks of the same species elsewhere in the South Pacific.

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  • Carlot, A.H., 1990. "Growth and mortality of snapper Etelis carbunculus in Vanuatu," Fishbyte, The WorldFish Center, vol. 8(3), pages 6-7.
  • Handle: RePEc:wfi:wfbyte:27249

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    Growth curves; Mortality; Population dynamics; Vanuatu; Etelis carbunculus;

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    • Q00 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General - - - General


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