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Predictions Under Uncertainty

Fish Assemblages and Food Webs on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland

By Manuel do Carmo Gomes
Categories: Fisheries, Food Studies, Environmental Studies, Oceans
Series: Social and Economic Studies
Series Number: 51
Paperback : 9780919666818, 220 pages, January 1993


Gomes, a biologist, draws on a study of commercial fish assemblages on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland to illustrate how uncertainty about the structure of ecological models confounds attempts to predict community dynamics over time; concluding that new adaptive management strategies may be needed to deal with this inherent uncertainty.


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