Recruitment (biology)

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In biology, especially marine biology, recruitment occurs when a juvenile organism joins a population, whether by birth or immigration, usually at a stage whereby the organisms are settled and able to be detected by an observer.[1][2]

There are two types of recruitment: closed and open.[clarification needed]

In the study of fisheries, recruitment is "the number of fish surviving to enter the fishery or to some life history stage such as settlement or maturity".[3]

References

  1. ^ Recruitment. Biology Online. Accessed October 21, 2012.
  2. ^ [Broken link Recruitment and the Local Dynamics of Open Marine Populations]. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 1996. 27:477–500
  3. ^ Fish recruitment. The Scottish Government. Accessed January 14, 2016.
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