May 23, 2018  
2017 - 2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017 - 2018 Graduate Catalog

MSCI 670 - Stock Assessment Methods


Spring (3) Hoenig

This course will survey methods for assessing the status of exploited populations given various combinations of data types. Emphasis will be placed on deriving statistical methods using maximum likelihood and other analytical techniques, and on computing estimates for a variety of datasets. Population models will be used to integrate information on stock status in order to determine appropriate management measures. Additional topics include analysis of uncertainty in the assessment of results and implications of uncertainty for management, analysis of research surveys, commercial catch, fishing effort, and tagging data.