|Fisheries science: Why mothers matter|
Palumbi, S.R. (2004). Fisheries science: Why mothers matter. Nature (Lond.) 430(7000): 621-622
In: Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 0028-0836, more
Fish population growth depends on older mothers, which in some species produce more and 'better' offspring than younger fish. When fisheries remove the most productive females, the whole population suffers.