fishery independent
characteristic of information, e.g. stock abundance index, or an activity, e.g. research vessels survey, obtained or undertaken independently of the activity of the fishing sector and so intended to avoid the biases inherent to fishery-related data

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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