Three dimensional structure and morphology of pelagic fish schools

  title={Three dimensional structure and morphology of pelagic fish schools},
  author={Jorge Paramo and François Gerlotto and Ciro Oyarz{\'u}n},
  journal={Journal of Applied Ichthyology},
Summary In fish resource assessment, it is very important to know about the behaviour and form of fish schools. This paper describes the three-dimensional (3D) morphology and internal structure of pelagic schools observed using vertical-scanning multibeam sonar. The acoustic data were collected in waters off Venezuela, Senegal, and Mexico. The data were used to derive metrics of school location, density, shape and internal structure from a total of 668 schools: 257 from Mexico, 343 from… 
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