Why is growth of fish so variable?

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Martin Lindegren
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DTU Aqua
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Why is growth of fish so variable - both throughout their life-span and between cohorts born in different years (shown by different colours of grey  in the figure below)? Check out some of the suggested mechanisms regulating sprat growth in a recent paper by Lindegren et al. (2020) in ICES Journal of Marine Science: https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsaa218

 

Header image courtesy of Fredrik Ryderheim.

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