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Reproductive Biology of Crustaceans: Case Studies of Decapod Crustaceans

Edited By: Elena Mente

570 pages, diagrams

Science Publishers

Hardback | Jun 2008 | #173068 | ISBN-13: 9781578085293
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NHBS Price: £96.00 $117/€108 approx

About this book

Crustaceans adapt to a wide variety of habitats and ways of life. They have a complex physiological structure particularly with regard to the processes of growth (molting), metabolic regulation, and reproduction. Crustaceans are ideal as model organisms for the study of endocrine disruption and stress physiology in aquatic invertebrates. This book is an overview of the extensive research that has taken place over the recent years on issues of crustacean reproduction.


An Overview: E. Mente; Phylogeny Biology and Ecology of Crustaceans (Phylum Arthropoda; Subphylum Crustacea): S.D. Klaoudatos and D.S. Klaoudatos; Aspects in Population and Aquaculture Genetics in Crustaceans: A. Exadactylos; Reproduction of Crustaceans in Relation to Fisheries: Hector A. Lizarraga-Cubedo, Graham J. Pierce and M. Begona Santos; Mating Behaviour: Assaf Barki; Endocrine Control of Female Reproduction: Gabriele Stowasser; Male Reproductive Hormones: Ernest S. Chang and Amir Sagi; Nutrition in Relation to Reproduction in Crustaceans: G. Cuzon, G. Gaxiola and C. Rosas; Coordination of Reproduction and Molt in Decapods: S. Raviv, S. Parnes and A. Sagi; Reproductive Biology and Growth of Marine Lobsters: A.J. Ritar and G.G. Smith; Male and Female Reproduction in Penaeid Shrimps: S. Parnes, S. Raviv and A. Sagi; Reproduction and Growth of Decapod Crustaceans in Relation to Aquaculture: G.G. Smith and A.J. Ritar; The Crustacean Nephrops norvegicus: Growth and Reproductive Behaviour: C.J. Smith and K.N. Papadopoulou; Implementation of Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA), Cause & Effect Diagram, HACCP and ISO 22000 to the Reproductive Cycle of Crustaceans in Cultured Conditions: Ioannis S. Arvanitoyannis.

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