Atlas of the maturity stages of Mediterranean fishery resources Studies and Reviews. General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean. No. 99. Rome, FAO 2019

23 May 2022 Maturity is one of the most relevant biological parameters used in stock assessment programmes. Indeed, the macroscopic stage of gonadal development is an essential feature in estimating the maturity ogive and spawning stock biomass (SSB). It is also useful for determining the spawning season of a species and for monitoring long-term changes in the spawning cycle, as well as for many other research needs related to the biology of fish.



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