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Wageningen Marine Research

Research into strategic and applied marine ecology.

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The age of fish can be determined by studying their otoliths. Similar to trees, otoliths have annual growth rings. In addition, based on the size of an otolith, the length and weight of the fish can be predicted.
The age of fish can be determined by studying their otoliths. Similar to trees, otoliths have annual growth rings. In addition, based on the size of an otolith, the length and weight of the fish can be predicted.