Fluctuations in the Yield of Sea Fisheries 1

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THERE can be little doubt that this report by Dr. Hjort will mark an epoch in the history of scientific fishery investigations. If the arguments upon which its conclusions are based successfully withstand the test of criticism, there has been estab lished a method of predicting the probable future course from year to year of some of our most im portant fisheries, which should be of the utmost value both to those engaged practically in the fishing in dustry and to those responsible for fishery administration.

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A., E. Fluctuations in the Yield of Sea Fisheries 1 . Nature 93, 672–673 (1914) doi:10.1038/093672a0

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