By I.L. Kalikhman
Before, there has now not been any paintings that systematically offers the topic of acoustic fish reconnaissance, info all significant facets of utilizing acoustic gear in advertisement fish reconnaissance, and gives enough research of the effectiveness of fish-finding innovations. Acoustic Fish Reconnaissance responds to this want by way of offering the 1st assessment of the theoretical and functional facets of acoustic seek, detection, interpretation, and inhabitants estimation for advertisement benefit.This e-book can pay specific consciousness to the speculation and perform of accounting surveys for quantitative estimation of organic assets and fishing stipulations in conventional fishing components. It additionally analyzes a number of functions of acoustic method, established upon the authors' huge investigations. The textual content contains the result of the applicability of fish-finding tools, and gives tips on the advance of more advantageous acoustic strategies for advertisement fleets.
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The point is that commercial schools are the major targets for a sonar search as well as for determining the aiming direction of fishing gears. fm Page 37 Wednesday, February 1, 2006 3:13 PM Scouting Characteristics of Acoustic Instruments 37 where α is the coefficient of spatial attenuation of the sound energy in water, dB/m; γ is the coefficient of axis concentration of the transducer; Pa is the acoustic power of insonification, W; and Imin is the minimal intensity of echo signals, received by the transducer, W/m2.
W. 4,5 According to the Rayleigh law, the average intensity of echo signals from a concentration is equal to the sum of intensities of elementary reﬂections from individual ﬁsh falling into an impulse volume. , to the density of the ﬁsh concentrations. fm Page 17 Thursday, February 2, 2006 10:29 AM Sound Scattering by Commercial Items 17 the Rayleigh regularities are disturbed, and ﬂuctuations in echo signals become even higher. In this case, considerable ﬂuctuations occur due to a nonuniform distribution of scatterers in the detection zone of the instrument.
To obtain an objective characteristic of the reﬂectivity of ﬁsh concentrations, it is expedient to use another parameter: the measure of the sound scattered by a unit volume of the concentration. 20) The volume backscatter is the function of only the physical characteristics of a concentration; namely, the ﬁsh reﬂectivity and the ﬁsh density. 20) show that the volume sound backscatter by ﬁsh concentrations can vary from 10–8 to 10–2 sp/m3. 20) is true only for concentrations of comparatively low density, which scatter sound according to the Rayleigh law.