Population dynamics of Windermere perch

Craig, J.F. (1982) Population dynamics of Windermere perch. In: Fiftieth annual report for the year ended 31st March 1982. Ambleside, UK, Freshwater Biological Association, (Annual Report, Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside)

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Abstract

This paper looks briefly at some of the more recent analyses and interpretations of the changes that have occurred in the population dynamics of Windermere perch and at the present level of understanding. The long-term study has shown how flexible the population is and how it has behaved in different ways over successive periods of time since 1939. Through one of these periods it was possible to account for nearly all the variance in recruitment by a relatively simple explanatory model. The reduction in numbers on the outbreak of disease in 1976 started a natural experiment which will form a baseline for future studies.

Item Type: Book Section
Title: Population dynamics of Windermere perch
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Craig, J.F.
Title of Book: Fiftieth annual report for the year ended 31st March 1982
Refereed: No
Series Name: Annual Report, Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside
Date: 1982
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Place of Publication: Ambleside, UK
Issuing Agency: Freshwater Biological Association
Uncontrolled Keywords: Coarse fish; Freshwater fish; Freshwater lakes; Mathematical models; Population dynamics; Perca fluviatilis; England; Lake District; Windermere; Annual report
Subjects: Biology
Ecology
Limnology
Item ID: 5187
Depositing User: Mrs Christine Davey
Date Deposited: 10 May 2011 17:06
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 15:17
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URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/5187

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