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Brodeur's Guide to Otoliths of Some Northwest Atlantic Fish

February 28, 2020

This second edition of Brodeur (1979) includes the original drawings of sagittal otoliths for 51 common fish of the Northwest Atlantic. Species names have been updated, and new citations have been included to give it a more contemporary perspective.

A guide to otoliths of many Northwest Atlantic species with hand-drawn images. This version was released on the 30th anniversary of the original document and has various updates to species names and citations.  

Disclaimer: The companion website is no longer available.


Last updated by Northeast Fisheries Science Center on 06/15/2020

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