Errors in Length-weight Parameters at FishBase.org

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Michael Courtney; Simeon Cole-Fletcher; Lucas Marin-Salcedo; Ajaya Rana;
(2011)
  • Subject: Ecology | Quantitative Biology - Quantitative Methods

Background: FishBase.org is an on-line database of fish related data that has been cited over 1500 times in the fisheries literature. Length-weight relationships in fish traditionally employ the model, W(L) = aL^b^, where L is length and W is weight. Parameters a and... View more
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