Section 1. Biology, population dynamics, and recruitment.
Chapter 2. Recruitment in Marine Populations (Michael J. Fogarty and Loretta O’Brien).
Chapter 3. Reproductive dynamics (D. Pavlov, N. Emel’yanova and G.G. Novikov).
Chapter 4. Recruitment Variability (Edward D. Houde).
Chapter 5. Effects of fishing on the population (Marie-Joëlle Rochet).
Section 2: Information critical to successful assessment and management.
Chapter 6. Egg, larval and juvenile surveys (Nancy C.H. Lo, Paul E. Smith and Motomitsu Takahashi).
Chapter 7. Stock identification (Gavin A. Begg and Steven X. Cadrin).
Chapter 8. Stock assessment models and predictions of catch and biomass (John G. Pope).
Chapter 9. Applied fish reproductive biology: contribution of individual reproductive.
potential to recruitment and fisheries management (Olav S. Kjesbu).
Section 3: Incorporation of reproductive biology and recruitment considerations into management advice and strategies.
Chapter 10. Current paradigms and forms of advice (K. Cochrane).
Chapter 11. Management: New Approaches to Old Problems (Carl O'Brien).
Chapter 12. Implementing information on stock reproductive potential in fisheries management: the motivation, the challenges and the opportunities (C. Tara Marshall)
- Covers a major area of fisheries research
- Includes over 100 diagrams
- Essential reading for all fisheries scientists