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Population genetics, ecology and systematics of Indo-Australian scombrid fishes, with particular reference to skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis)

Lewis, Antony David

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This thesis is essentially concerned with the use of electrophoretically-detected genetic variation, in combination with mark-recapture data, to describe the genetic structure of a high vagility species, the skipjack tuna (Kateuwonus pelamis), in the Info-Australian region. Implications for management of the resource are then considered, and the results related where possible to other members of the family Scombridae. With a favourble return rate (7.6%) from the 9547 releases of tagged...[Show more]

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Date published: 1981-03
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10967

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