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Biology of Oysters

  • Presents empirical research findings in context with the relevant theory and its expression in computer models for research applications
  • Provides the latest information studies on other bivalve species, such as mussels and clams
  • Offers a model of the whole organism to provide a frame of reference for further research
  • Includes profound developments in research on the genotype of oysters

Series: Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science Volume: 41

By: Brian Bayne(Author)

844 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables

Academic Press

Hardback | Jul 2016 | #230578 | ISBN-13: 9780128034729
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About this book

Biology of Oysters is a definitive and comprehensive resource that offers deep insight into the scientific structure of oysters. Written by an expert in the field of shellfish research, this book presents more than 50 years of empirical research literature to equip researchers and students for learning about the unique issues within this field. Biology of Oysters presents solid background information needed to understand this species and all facets of oyster biology to further advance research and development.


I: The Phylogeny of Oysters
II: The Evolution of Oysters
III: Regional and Global Ecology
IV: Ecology at the Local Scale
V: Feeding
VI: Metabolic Expenditure
VII: Growth
VIII: Growth Models
IX: Reproduction
X: Oysters and the Ecosystem

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Dr. Brian Bayne has served on many national and international committees--including Genetics of Marine Organisms and Coastal Marine Sciences – in the UK, USA, Canada, Brazil, and the Netherlands. He was a senior scientist within the National Environment Research Council (NERC) in the UK. His other achievements include Fisheries Research Fellow, Appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE), and Honorary Professor at University of Sydney (now retired).

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