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Evaluating methods for estimating rare events with zero-heavy data: a simulation model estimating sea turtle bycatch in the pelagic longline fishery
(National Marine Fisheries Service Scientific Publication Office, 2012-07)
Estimating rare events from zero-heavy data (data with many zero values) is a common challenge in fisheries science and ecology. For example, loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) and leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys ...
A production modeling approach to the assessment of the horseshoe crab (Limulds polyphemus) population in Delaware Bay
(National Marine Fisheries Service Scientific Publication Office, 2006-04)
Horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus) is harvested commercially, used by the biomedical industry, and provides food for migrating shorebirds, particularly in Delaware Bay. Recently, decreasing crab population trends in this ...