A validated description of age and growth of western Atlantic bluefin tuna ( Thunnus thynnus )

@inproceedings{Neilson2008AVD,
  title={A validated description of age and growth of western Atlantic bluefin tuna ( Thunnus thynnus )},
  author={John D. Neilson and Steven E. Campana},
  year={2008}
}
Current stock assessments of western Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) use age-structured population analyses, but the age assignment in the population model is made using an age–length relationship derived from mark and recapture studies largely completed during the 1970s. In our study, the deposition of bomb radiocarbon was used as a dated mark to… CONTINUE READING