Date: January 6, 2014
"Rapid advances in several technologies inspired a major revision of the first edition," Professor Cadrin said. "Among other important updates, the second edition has extensive re-consideration of genetics and electronic tagging, and a concluding section on interdisciplinary analysis and synthesis for fishery management advice."
Cadrin credits a long list of contributors, including several from SMAST. Post-doctoral researcher Lisa Kerr co-edited the book and authored several chapters. SMAST graduate students Greg DeCelles, Doug Zemeckis, Dan Goethel, Ben Galuardi, and Peter Chase authored or co-authored chapters, as did SMAST adjunct professors Jon Hare, Jake Kritzer, and Rich McBride.
Stock identification continues to grow as an interdisciplinary field and has become an essential component of fisheries worldwide utilized by research institutions and government agencies.
The volume, published by Elsevier, will be the textbook for a course on fisheries science and management, to be taught by Cadrin next semester.