A big deal for fisheries

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
May 10, 2018
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Ross Robertson
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Ross Robertson in his office 

A new report in Science by a Smithsonian biologist Ross Robertson and colleagues shows that plus-sized females invest disproportionately more in the number of eggs and the size of each egg. Therefore, taking a single big fish has a bigger impact on the fish population than taking multiple small ones.

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