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Data-Limited Methods Toolkit (DLMtool) The Data-Limited Methods Toolkit (DLMtool) is a freely-available, open-source software package that uses computer simulations of real-world fisheries to help scientists and managers with three common objectives: 1) identifying the most effective management methods given the uncertainties associated with data-limited fisheries, 2) computing explicit management guidance based on the best-available data, and 3) prioritizing future data collection programs.
Hordyk, A.R., Ono, K., Sainsbury, K.J., Loneragan, N., and Prince, J.D. 2015a. Some explorations of the life history ratios to describe length composition, spawning-per-recruit, and the spawning potential ratio. ICES J. Mar. Sci. 72: 204-216.
Hordyk, A.R., Ono, K., Valencia, S.R., Loneragan, N.R., and Prince, J.D. 2015b. A novel length-based empirical estimation method of spawning potential ratio (SPR), and tests of its performance, for small-scale, data-poor fisheries. ICES J. Mar. Sci. 72: 217-231.
Hordyk, A.R., Loneragan, N.R., and Prince, J.D. 2015c. An evaluation of an iterative harvest strategy for data-poor fisheries using the length-based spawning potential ratio assessment methodology. Fish. Res. 171: 20-32.
Hordyk, A., Ono, K., Prince, J.D., and Walters, C.J. 2016. A simple length-structured model based on life history ratios and incorporating size-dependent selectivity: application to spawning potential ratios for data-poor stocks. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 13: 1-13. doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0422.
Prince, J.D., Hordyk, A.R., Valencia, S.R., Loneragan, N.R., and Sainsbury, K.J. 2015. Revisiting the concept of Beverton-Holt life-history invariants with the aim of informing data-poor fisheries assessment. ICES J. Mar. Sci. 72: 194-203.
Prince, J.D., Victor, S., Kloulchad, V., and Hordyk, A.R. 2015. Length based SPR assessment of eleven Indo-Pacific coral reef fish populations in Palau. Fish. Res. 171: 42-58. doi: 10.1016/j.fishres.2015.06.008.
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