Metapopulations and the Atlantic herring

  title={Metapopulations and the Atlantic herring},
  author={IAN H. McQUINN},
  journal={Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries},
Two opposing concepts of Atlantic herring, Clupea harengus L., population structure are critically reviewed with the objective of unifying these divergent views under the metapopulation concept. It is concluded that neither the discrete population concept nor the dynamic balance concept adequately explains all the data associated with herring population structure and dynamics, including meristic and morphometric measurements, life- history traits, homing, year-class twinning, and biochemical… CONTINUE READING
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