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Balan, V., 1967 Biology of the silver-belly, Leiognathus bindus (Val.) of the Calicut Coast. Indian J.Fish., 10(1) : 118–34
(As per title)

Bardach, J.E., 1959 The summer standing crop of fish on a shallow Bermuda reef. Limnol.Oceanogr., 4:77–85
(As per title)

Bertalanffy, L. von, 1938 A quantitative theory of organic growth. Hum.Biol., 10:181–213
(First presentation in English of what is now called the von Bertalanffy Growth Formula)

Beverton, R.J.H., 1963 Maturation, growth and mortality of Clupeid and Engraulid stocks in relation to fishing. Rapp.P.-V.Réun.CIEM, 154:44–67
(As per title)

Beverton, R.J.H. and S.J. Holt, 1956 A review of methods for estimating mortality rates in fish populations, with special references to sources of bias in catch sampling. Rapp. P.-V.Réun.CIEM, 140:67–83
(As per title. Includes derivation of Equation 21)

Beverton, R.J.H., 1957 On the dynamics of exploited fish populations. Fish.Invest.Minist.Agric.Fish. Food G.B. (2 Sea Fish.), 19:533 p.
(One of the two classics in fish population dynamics, and (still) a mine of good ideas. The book is in print and available through Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London)

Beverton, R.J.H., 1966 Tables of yield functions for fishery assessment. FAO Fish.Tech.Pap., (38) Rev.1:49 p.
(The “Tables” are in fact a manual in which a method is shown on how to apply a much simplified version of Beverton and Holt's original approach to a stock, including tables which reduce actual computations to a minimum)

Blueweiss, L. et al., 1978 Relationship between body size and some life history parameters. Oecologia, 37:257–72
(As per title)

Boonyubol, M. and V. Hongskul, 1978 Demersal resources and exploitation in the Gulf of Thailand, 1960–1975. In SCS (1978) Report of the Workshop on the demersal resources of the Sunda Shelf, Penang, Malaysia, 31 October to 6 November 1977, Part 2. Manila, South China Sea Fisheries Development Programme, SCS/GEN/77/13:56–70
(As per title)

Burhanuddin, M. et al., 1974 Some biological aspects of lemuru, Sardinella sirm (Waldbaum), around Panggang Islands. Oceanol.Indonesia, (2):17–25 (in Indonesian with English abstract)
(As per title)

Central Marine Fisheries Institute, India, 1973 Proceedings of the Symposium on the living resources of the seas around India. Cochin, Central Marine Fisheries Institute, Special publication 748 p.
(Contains 57 contributions on various Indian marine resources, including major groups of commercial fishes. Extremely helpful for comparisons within the Indian Ocean)

Chomjurai, W. and R. Bunnag, 1970 Preliminary tagging studies of demersal fish in the Gulf of Thailand. In The Kuroshio, a Symposium on the Japan current, Honolulu, edited by J.C. Marr. Honolulu, East-West Center Press, pp. 517–24
(Results suggest that tropical demersal fishes do not undertake extensive migrations)

Cushing, D., 1973 The detection of fish. London, Pergamon Press, 200 p.
(Includes some tropical examples)

Darracott, A., 1977 Availability, morphometrics, feeding and breeding activity in a multispecies stock of the West Indian Ocean. J.Fish Biol., 10:1–16
(As per title)

Dwippongo, A., 1979 Review of the demersal resources and fisheries in the Java Sea. Jakarta, Marine Fisheries Research Institute, 36 p. (mimeo)
(As per title)

FAO, 1978 Some scientific problems of multi-species fisheries. Report of the Expert Consultation on Management of Multi-species Fisheries. FAO Fish.Tech.Pap., (181):42 p.
(A review of ideas and concepts in this field, with tropical examples)

Forbes, S. and O. Nakken, 1972 Manual of methods for fisheries resource surveys and appraisal. Part 2. The use of acoustic instruments for fish detection and abundance estimation. FAO Man.Fish.Sci., (5) : 138 p.
(Not seen)

George, K. and S.K. Banerji, 1964 Age and growth studies on the Indian mackerel Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier) with special reference to length-frequency data collected at Cochin. Indian J.Fish., 11(2):621–38
(An examplary demonstration of the “modal class progression analysis” by those who coined the term)

Goeden, G., 1978 A monograph of the coral trout. Res.Bull.Fish.Serv.Queensl., (1):42 p.
(Presents standing stock, growth, mortality and other biological data on a typical reef serranid (Plectropomus leopardus)

Gulland, J.A., 1969 Manual of methods for fish stock assessment. Part 1. Fish population analysis. FAO Man.Fish.Sci., (4):154 p.
(A manual covering most aspects of stock assessment, including their mathematical basis. Most application examples refer to temperate stocks and fisheries. A new edition is soon to be published)

Gulland, J.A., 1971 The fish resources of the oceans. West Byfleet, Surrey, Fishing News (Books), Ltd., for FAO, 255 p.
(A successful attempt at reviewing the state of all marine fish stocks of the world. Includes a wealth of data on tropical stocks)

Gulland (ed.), 1977 Fish population dynamics. New York, Wiley Interscience, 372 p.
(A recent review of the field of fish population dynamics. Tropical stocks (except for tuna) not considered)

Gulland, 1979 Report of the FAO/IOP Workshop on the fishery resources of the Western Indian Ocean South of the Equator. Rome, FAO, IOFC/DEV/79/45:1–37
(As per title. Other parts of this report (pp. 38–99) contain a wealth of data on the area in question and should be consulted for any assessment work in this region)

Gulland, J.A. and S.J. Holt, 1959 Estimation of growth parameters for data at unequal time intervals. J.Cons.CIEM, 25(1):47–9
(Presentation of a very useful method, very suited for use with tropical fish and which is included here)

Holden, M.J. and D.F.S. Raitt (eds.), 1974 Manual of fisheries sciences. Part 2. Methods of resource investigations and their application. FAO Fish.Tech.Pap., (115)Rev.1: 214 p.
(A comprehensive review of methods used in fishery biology in the ICES area. None of the application examples pertain to tropical fishes)

Isarankura, A., 1971 Assessment of stocks of demersal fish off the west coast of Thailand and Malaysia. Rome, FAO, IOFC/DEV/71/20:20 p.
(As per title)

Jones, R., 1976 Mesh regulation in the demersal fisheries of the South China Sea area. Manila, South China Sea Fisheries Development Programme SCS/76/WP/35:75 p.
(An attempt to use Beverton and Holt's yield-per-recruit model for estimating the optimal mesh size in Southeast Asia demersal fisheries)

Jones, S. and P. Bensam, 1968 An annotated bibliography on the breeding habits and development of fishes in the Indian region. Bull.Cent.Mar.Fish.Res.Inst.Cochin, (3):154 p.
(Contains a large number of references with data on reproduction that are pertinent to stock assessment and fisheries management)

Lebeau, A. and J.C. Cueff, 1975 Biologie et pêche du capitaine, Lethrinus enigmaticus (Smith 1959) du Banc de Saya de Malha (Océan Indien). Rev.Trav.Inst.Pêches Marit., Nantes, 39(4):415–42
(Population dynamics of a commercially exploited Indian Ocean lethrinid)

Losse, G.F. and A. Dwippongo, 1977 Report on the Java Sea Southwest Monsoon Trawl Survey, June- December 1976. Jakarta, Marine Fisheries Research Report (Special report), contribution of the Demersal Fisheries Project No.3:119 p.
(As per title)

Morgan, J.E., 1964 A preliminary survey of bottom fishing in the North Banks. Fish.Publ.Colon. Off.Lond., (21):19 p.
(Not seen)

Meemeskul, Y., 1979 Optimum mesh size for the trawl fishery of the Gulf of Thailand. Paper presented at the Second Session of the Standing Committee on Resources Research and Development of the Indo-Pacific Fishery Commission, held in Hong Kong 3–8 December 1979 (mimeo)
(Contains - among other things - the results of a large number of selection experiments which were used in drawing Figure 12)

Munro, J.E. et al., 1973–1978 The biology, ecology, exploitation and management of Caribbean reef fishes. Scientific Reports of the ODA/UWI Fishery Ecology Research Project, 1969–1973. Res.Rep.Zool.Dep.Univ.W.I., (3) Pts. 1–4:pag.var.
(A unique, comprehensive series of mimeographed reports (presently being rewritten for publication as a book) on coral reef resource (fish and crustaceans) and on their management)

Nzioka, R.M., 1979 Observations on the spawning seasons of East African reef fishes. J.Fish Biol., 14:329–42
(As per title)

Pauly, D., 1976 The biology, fishery and potential for Aquaculture of Tilapia melanotheron in a small West African lagoon. Aquaculture, 7:33–49
(As per title)

Pauly, D., 1978 A preliminary compilation of fish length growth parameters. Ber.Inst. Meereskd.Christian-Albrechts-Univ.Kiel, (55):200 p.
(Contains length growth parameters for 1 500 fish stocks, more than 500 species (most data on tropical Indo-Pacific fishes are included here). Bibliography contains approximately 700 references on fish growth)

Pauly, D., 1978a A discussion of the potential use in population dynamics of the interrelation- ships between natural mortality, growth parameters and mean environmental temperature in 122 fish stock. ICES CM. 1978/G:28 Demersal Fish Committee: 36 p. (mimeo)
(A demonstration, based on 122 independent values of M, L (and W) K and environmental temperature that these variable are strongly interrelated, which allow for M to be estimated when the 3 other variables are known. This paper is now superseded by Pauly (1980a))

Pauly, D., 1979 Gill size and temperature as governing factors in fish growth: a generalization of von Bertalanffy's growth formula. Ber.Inst.Meereskd.Christian-Albrechts- Univ.Kiel, (63):156 p.
(An attempt to generalize some features of fish growth and to reassess the von Bertalanffy growth formula in the light of these generalizations)

Pauly, D., 1979a Theory and management of tropical multispecies stocks: a review, with emphasis on the Southeast Asian demersal fisheries. ICLARM Stud. Rev., (1):35 p.
(As per title)

Pauly, D., 1980 A new methodology for rapidly acquiring basic information on tropical fish stocks: growth, mortality and stock-recruitment relationships, p. 154–172. In S. Saila and P. Roedel (eds.) Stock Assessment for Tropical Small-Scale Fisheries. Proc. Intern. Workshop, Sept. 19–21 (1979) Univ. Rhode Island. Intern. Center Mar. Resource Development, 198 p.

Pauly, D., 1980a On the interrelationships between natural mortality, growth parameters and mean environmental temperature in 175 fish stocks. J.Cons.CIEM, 39(3) : 175–192
(As per title; supersedes Pauly, 1978a on the same subject. Results are included here as Equations 35 and 36)

Petersen, C., 1892 Fiskenesbiologiske forhold i Holboek Fjord, 1890–1891. Beret.Landbugminist. Dan.Biol.Stn.(Fiskeriberet.), 1890(1891):121–84
(First use of length-frequency data to investigate fish growth)

Pope, J., 1979 Stock assessment in multispecies fisheries, with special reference to the trawl in the Gulf of Thailand. Manila, South China Sea Fisheries Development Programme, SCS/DEV/79/19:106 p.
(An attempt to develop a multispecies extension of the Schaefer model suitable to tropical fisheries)

Postel, E., 1955 Contribution à l'étude de la biologie de quelques Scombridae de l'Atlantique tropico-oriental. Ann.Stn.Oceanogr.Salammboô, 10:168 p.
(As per title)

Randall, J., 1962 Tagging reef fishes in the Virgin Islands. Proc.Gulf Caribb.Fish.Inst., 14: 201–41
(Containing a wealth of biological data especially on movement and growth of reef fishes)

Ricker, W.E., 1975 Computation and interpretation of biological statistics of fish populations. Bull.Fish.Res.Board Can., (191) : 382 p.
(Latest edition of the second “classic” of fish population dynamics. A must for the serious practitioner, especially because this text covers all aspects of stock assessment, except features peculiar to the tropics)

Robson, D.S. and D.G. Chapman, 1961 Catch curves and mortality rates. Trans.Am.Fish.Soc., 90(2): 181–9
(Provide a full account of method for estimation of Z and its variance)

Russell, B.C. et al., Collection and sampling of reef fishes. Unesco Monogr.Océanogr. Methodol., 5:329–45

Saeger, J., 1976 P. Martosubroto and D. Pauly, First report of the Indonesian German demersal fisheries project. (Results of a trawl survey in the Sunda Shelf area). Jakarta, Marine Fisheries Research Reports/Contributions of the Demersal Fisheries Project No. 1:1–46
(As per title)

Saila, S.B., 1975 Some aspects of fish production and cropping in estuarine systems. In Estuarine research, edited by L.E. Cronin. Vol.1. Chemistry, biology and the estuarine system. New York, Academic Press, vol.1:473–93
(Presents a compilation of fish crop data (on a surface area basis) including data for tropical systems)

Sainsbury, K., 1979 CSIRO defining fish stocks on NW Shelf. Austr.Fish., 38(3):4–12
(Briefly reviews status of a typical tropical multispecies stocks, and discusses some implications of using M=1 in Equation 42)

Saville, A. (ed.), 1977 Survey methods of appraising fishery resources. FAO Fish.Tech.Pap., (171):76 p.
(As per title. Manual contains virtually no reference to tropical stocks, however)

Schaefer, M., 1954 Some aspects of the dynamics of populations important to the management of the commercial marine fisheries. Bull.I-ATTC, 1(12):27–55
(The paper in which the original “Schaefer Model” is presented. The elaborate computation proposed in this original version are to a large extent superfluous, and simplified versions of this model are now used (see, e.g., Ricker, 1975))

South China Sea Fisheries Development Programme, 1978 Report on the Workshop on the demersal resources of the Sunda Shelf. Part 1. Manila, South China Sea Fisheries Development Programme, SCS/GEN/77/12:44 p.
(As per title)

Sharp, G., 1978 Behavioral and physiological properties of tuna and their effects on vulnerability to fishing gear. In The physiological ecology of tunas, edited by G. Sharp and A.E. Dizon. New York, Academic Press, pp. 397–449
(Demonstrates why conventional approaches cannot provide accurate estimates of tuna standing stock size, and suggests alternative approaches)

Sharp, G., 1979 Areas of potentially successful exploitation of tunas in the Indian Ocean with emphasis on surface methods. Rome, FAO, IOFC/DEV/79/47:51 p.
(As per title)

Shindo, S., 1973 General review of the trawl fishery and the demersal fish stocks of the South China Sea. FAO Fish.Tech.Pap., (120):49 p.
(As per title)

Sinoda, M. 1979 et al., A method for estimating the best cod-end mesh size in the South China Sea area. Bull.Choshi Mar.Lab.China Univ., 11:65–80
(Contains - among other things - the results of a large number of selection experiments which were used in drawing Figure 12)

Ssentengo, G.W. and P.A. Larkin, 1973 Some simple methods of estimating mortality rates of exploited fish populations. J.Fish.Res.Board Can., 30:695–8
(Paper presents several simple relationships from which equations 22 & 23 were derived including a simple method for the estimation of confidence intervals. Example given refer to Tilapia esculenta of Lake Victoria)

Stephenson, D., 1977 Management of a tropical fish pot fishery for maximum sustainable yield. Proc.Gulf Caribb.Fish.Inst., 30:95–115
(An attempt to derive growth and mortality rates from length-frequency data of reef fishes, and to use Beverton and Holt's model to suggest optimum mesh sizes for the fishery)

Taylor, C.C., 1962 Growth equation with metabolic parameters. J.Cons.CIEM, 27:270–86
(As per title)

Tiews, K. (ed.), 1976 Proceedings of the International Seminar on fisheries resources and their management in Southeast Asia. Berlin, 19 November-6 December 1974. Organized by German Foundation for International Development in cooperation with the Federal Research Board for Fisheries and FAO. Bonn, Druckerei Heinz Lammerich, 522 p.
(As per title; contains a wealth of data on Southeast Asian and tropical stocks in general)

Toor, H.S., 1964 Biology and fishery of the pig-face bream, Lethrinus lentjan Lacepède, from Indian waters. 3. Age and growth. Indian J.Fish., 11A(2):597–620
(As per title)

Wheeler, J. and F.D. Ommaney, 1953 Report on the Mauritius - Seychelles fisheries survey, 1948– 1949. Fish.Publ.Colon.Off.Lond., 1(3):145 p.
(Not seen)

Williams, F., 1967 Longline fishing for tuna off the coast of East Africa, 1958–1960. Indian J.Fish.(A), 10(1)1963:233–390
(Contains a large amount of information useful for stock assessment purposes of large pelagic fishes)

Ziegler, B., 1979 Growth and mortality rates of some fishes of Manila Bay, Philippines, as estimated from the analysis of length-frequencies. Thesis, Kiel University, 115 p.
(As per title)

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