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|Title:||The Conservation and Management of Tunas and Their Relatives: Setting Life History Research Priorities|
|Authors:||JUAN-JORDÁ Maria José; MOSQUEIRA SANCHEZ IAGO; FREIRE Juan; DULVY Nicholas|
|Citation:||PLOS ONE vol. 8 no. 8 p. 1-18|
|Publisher:||PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||Scombrids (tunas, bonitos, Spanish mackerels and mackerels) support important fisheries in tropical, subtropical and temperate waters around the world, being one of the most economically- and socially-important marine species globally. Their sustainable exploitation, management and conservation depend on accurate life history information for the development of quantitative fisheries stock assessments, and in the fishery data-poor situations for the identification of vulnerable species. Here, we assemble life history traits (maximum size, growth, longevity, maturity, fecundity, spawning duration and spawning interval) for the 51 species of scombrids globally. W|
|JRC Directorate:||Space, Security and Migration|
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