Morphometric comparison of skipjack from the Central and Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean

Hennemuth, Richard C. (1959) Morphometric comparison of skipjack from the Central and Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean. Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Bulletin, 3(6), pp. 239-303.

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ENGLISH: One of the important problems in the current investigations of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission is the determination of the racial affinities of the stocks of yellowfin and skipjack inhabiting the Eastern Tropical Pacific fishing region. The nature of the problem is twofold. Primary concern is elucidation of the inter-regional relationship of stocks between the Eastern Tropical Pacific fishing region and those further to the westward. Hardly less important, however, is the intraregional relationship of stocks within the regions, particularly the Eastern Pacific region. This latter relationship must be at least partially understood in order properly to approach investigation of the former. SPANISH: Dentro de las las investigaciones que al presente efectúa la Comisión Interamericana del Atún Tropical, uno de los importantes problemas consiste en la determinación de las afinidades raciales de los stocks de atún aleta amarilla y barrilete que se encuentran en las regiones de pesca del Pacífico Oriental Tropical. La naturaleza del problema es doble. El interés primario es la elucidación de la relación inter-regional entre los stocks de la región pesquera del Pacífico Oriental Tropical y los de aquéllas más hacia el oeste de dicho océano. Apenas menos importante, sin embargo, es la relación intra-regional de los stocks dentro de las regiones, particularmente la del Pacífico del Este. Esta última relación debe ser por lo menos parcialmente conocida, a fin de abordar con propiedad la anteriormente citada. (PDF contains 63 pages.)

Item Type: Article
Title: Morphometric comparison of skipjack from the Central and Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean
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Hennemuth, Richard C.
Journal or Publication Title: Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Bulletin
Volume: 3
Number: 6
Page Range: pp. 239-303
Date: 1959
Issuing Agency: Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
Additional Information: This article is bilingual and contains both Spanish and English translations.
Uncontrolled Keywords: morphometric comparison; skipjack; Central Tropical Pacific Ocean; Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean; comparación morfométrica; el barrilete; Pacifico Central Oriental Tropical
Subjects: Fisheries
Item ID: 3006
Depositing User: Joan Parker
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2010 12:05
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 18:02
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/3006

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