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reliable game fish weight estimation model for Atlantic tarpon Megalops atlanticus ) erald

  title={reliable game fish weight estimation model for Atlantic tarpon Megalops atlanticus ) erald},
  author={Scott Ault and Jiangang Luo},
Rapid growth of popular and lucrative catch-and-release marine sportfisheries worldwide has highlighted the need for reliable weight estimation methods for use in fishing tournaments, pursuit of fishing records, and to support scientific research that allows captured fish to be released alive. This paper describes new methods to predict weight from measurements of body size of game fish. Here we also evaluated efficacy of a widely used historical model and compared this to several new… 

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