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Report of the Workshop on Sandeel Otolith Analysis

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posted on 1995-01-01, 00:00 authored by ICESICES
Highlights:a) describe a protocol for handling sandeel otoliths including preparation of 0-group otoliths for counting of day-rings;b) conduct comparative age determinations and evaluate the results using the methods described by the Workshop on Sampling Strategies for Age and Maturity;c) describe differences in otolith types with special reference to secondary rings and geographical differences in growth patterns;d) establish a protocol for the age determination of otoliths using diagrams and photographs to illustrate age reading criteria.


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