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Tips on how to prepare, examine and analyze otoliths for use in the study of many types of fish.
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What we are doing
- Otolith microstructure examination and analysis.
- Age determination without tears: statistical estimation of silver hake (Merluccius bilinearis) age composition on the basis of otolith weight and fish length.
- Stock composition of cod aggregations near the mouth of the Gulf of St. Lawrence in January 1996 based on an analysis of otolith elemental fingerprints.
- The stock identity of 4Vn cod based on an analysis of otolith elemental fingerprints.
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