Age Determination Methods for Northwest Atlantic Species
This manual documents age determination techniques used by staff at the Woods Hole Laboratory to conduct age and growth studies and determine the age of various species from the New England and the Mid-Atlantic region.
An update of NOAA Technical Report NMFS 72, J. Penttila and L.M. Dery (Editors) - December 1988, with selected chapters updated to reflect changes in methods.
Many techniques have changed since this manual was first published, but only a few chapters have been updated to reflect current methods. A new edition is forthcoming. In the meantime, please contact Eric Robillard for more information.