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dc.contributor.authorMohsin, Muhammad-
dc.contributor.authorMu, Yong Tong-
dc.contributor.authorMehak, Ana-
dc.contributor.authorMemon, Aamir Mahmood-
dc.identifier.issn0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)-
dc.description.abstractThe highest and the lowest catch quantity of S. longiceps was observed in 1993, 92704 Mg, and 2010, 20127 Mg respectively, whereas average catch quantity of this fishery resource remained 44265 Mg year-1 during the study period (1990-2010). To estimate MSY we applied IP (B1/K) of 0.7 because the initial catch was about 70% of the maximum catch. For Fox model computed values of MSY, CV and R2 by using log and log-normal assumption were 21734 Mg, 0.2180, 0.841 and 27477 Mg, 0.1033 and 0.815 in that order. Calculated figures of same parameters for Schaefer model were 27609 Mg, 0.1925, 0.838 and 32665 Mg, 0.1217, 0.815 respectively, while for Pella-Tomlinson model their values were 27609 Mg, 0.2062, 0.838 and 32665 Mg, 0.1173, 0.815 correspondingly. Gamma error assumption did not produce rational results in all the three models used. Fox model appeared to be more conservative as compared to other models in terms of MSY calculation and produced higher R2 values. Obtained results suggest that fishery stock of this aquatic resource is in safe condition and therefore harvest should be kept at the current level.en_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJMS Vol.47(03) [March 2018]en_US
dc.subjectFishery managementen_US
dc.subjectFish stock assessmenten_US
dc.subjectSardinella longicepsen_US
dc.subjectMaximum sustainable yielden_US
dc.subjectSurplus production modelsen_US
dc.titleMaximum sustainable yield appraisal for Indian Oil Sardine Sardinella longiceps in Pakistani marine waters: An updateen_US
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