In this literature review, some fundamental aspects of population genetics are presented to introduce the notion of effective population size. Estimation methods, ecological processes affecting it, and its use in fishery research are also discussed. The definition of population used is the genetic one (but see glossary).
Marandel Florianne (2018). Introduction to population genetics for fisheries scientists. Literature review 2016. https://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00472/58360/