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Estimating Intermittent Individual Spawning Behavior via Disaggregating Group Data

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

In order to understand fish biology and reproduction it is important to know the fecundity patterns of individual fish, as frequently established by recording the output of mixed-sex groups of fish in a laboratory setting. However, for understanding individual reproductive health and modeling purposes it is important to estimate individual fecundity from group fecundity. A multi-stage method was developed that disaggregates group level data into estimates for individual-level clutch size and spawning interval distributions. The disaggregation technique was verified by combining data from fathead minnow pairs, and checking that the disaggregation method reproduced the original clutch sizes and spawning intervals.

This dataset is associated with the following publication: Nishimura, J., R. Smith, K. Jensen, G. Ankley, and K. Watanabe. Estimating intermittent individual spawning behavior via disaggregating group data. BULLETIN OF MATHEMATICAL BIOLOGY. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, USA, 80(3): 687-700, (2018).

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Publisher U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD)
Data Last Modified 2017-09-06
Public Access Level public
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Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Environmental Protection Agency > U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD)
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