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AquaculturePart A: Seaweeds and Invertebrates

Series: Recent Advances in Marine Biotechnology Volume: 4A

Edited By: Milton Fingerman

320 pages, 2 Volume Set

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #106779 | ISBN: 1578080827
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NHBS Price: £71.00 $86/€79 approx

About this book

Presents information that can be useful to facilitate the aquaculture of a wide variety of food species. Volume 1 covers Seaweeds and Invertebrates, Volume 2 fishes.


Spore and sporeling production in the development of aquaculture systems for species of gracilaria and related seaweeds; cryopreservation of marine algae - applications in biotechnology; induction of gonad maturation and spawning by neuroregulators in commercial and bivalve molluscs; a quantitative genetic analysis of juvenile growth for the abalone haliotis tuberculata linnaeus; genetic improvement of stocks of the pearl oyster; genetic considerations in hatchery culture of bivalve shellfish; genetic transformation of farmed marine bivalve molluscs; queen conch (strombus gigas) culture techniques for research, stock enhancement and growout markets; endocrine control of reproductive maturation in economically important crustacea for aquaculture; endocrinology and the culture of homarid lobsters; cryopreservation of crustacean gametes and embryos - potential tool in biotechnolgoical applications; enhancement of the nutritive value of diets of juvenile marine shrimps.

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