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Online: Age Determination Methods for Northwest Atlantic Species

December 28, 2022

This online manual of 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.

Many techniques have changed since this was first published, but only some chapters have been updated to reflect current methods. A new edition will be forthcoming. In the meantime, please contact Eric Robillard for more information. 

Last updated by Northeast Fisheries Science Center on 03/21/2023

Age and Growth