BMSY
BMSY
biomass at MSY (the long-term average biomass value expected if fishing at FMSY (the fishing mortality rate which, if applied constantly, would result in maximum sustainable yield. Can be estimated from simple biomass-aggregated production models or from age-structured models that include a stock-recruitment relationship))

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  • biomass at MSY — the long term average biomass value expected if fishing at FMSY (the fishing mortality rate which, if applied constantly, would result in maximum sustainable yield. Can be estimated from simple biomass aggregated production models or from age… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Schaefer model — the basic form of production model in which the relation between yield and effort takes the form of a symmetric parabola. BMSY (q.v.) is at one half carrying capacity …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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