Discovering where bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus, might go: using environmental and fishery data to map potential tuna habitat in the eastern Mediterranean Sea

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Damalas, Dimitrios; Megalofonou, Persefoni;
  • Publisher: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
  • Journal: Scientia Marina (issn: 0214-8358, eissn: 1886-8134)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3989/scimar.03679.26A
  • Subject: Mediterranean | SH1-691 | bluefin tuna; GAM; habitat; SST; lunar index; Mediterranean; management | bluefin tuna | GAM | habitat | SST | management | atún rojo; GAM; hábitat; TSM; indice lunar; Mediterráneo; manejo | lunar index | Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling

Based on a dataset derived from commercial fisheries in the eastern Mediterranean Sea in 1998-2005, we applied generalized additive models (GAMs) to investigate the relative influence of a range of environmental factors on catch rates of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus t... View more
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