Bayesian modeling

Parameterizations for Bayesian state-space surplus production models

Bayesian state-space surplus production models are commonly applied in fisheries stock assessment when the only information available is an index of relative abundance. However, even relatively simple models such as these can be computationally …

Assessing the recovery of an Antarctic predator from historical exploitation

The recovery of whale populations from centuries of exploitation will have important management and ecological implications due to greater exposure to anthropogenic activities and increasing prey consumption. Here, a Bayesian population model …