Extinction of marine renewable resources: a demographic analysis

  title={Extinction of marine renewable resources: a demographic analysis},
  author={Andr{\'e} E. Punt},
  journal={Population Ecology},
A simple (deterministic) population dynamics model is used to examine the level of fishing mortality at which a population is expected to be driven to extinction (F crash). Values for F crash are determined for six marine fish species (Cape hake, blue grenadier, blue warehou, school shark, gummy shark, and orange roughy) subject to commercial harvest. The sensitivity of the value of F crash to changing the selectivity pattern of the fishery and the relationship between the size of the… CONTINUE READING