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    Information report on the age determination methods of toothfish Dissostichus spp.

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    Document Number:
    I.V. Slypko and P.M. Zabroda
    Submitted By:
    Dr Leonid Pshenichnov (Ukraine)
    Approved By:
    Dr Kostiantyn Demianenko (Ukraine)

    The document presents the experience of the age determination of toothfish of the genus Dissostichus by recording structures (otoliths). Sampling processing is carried out on the basis of annual data collected in the CCAMLR Convention Area. The equipment used, the procedure for processing and reading age are described. The achieved volumes and results are given. And also the problems that arose and the ways to solve them.