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Environmental Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms, Volume 3 : Methodologies for Transgenic Fish

Series: Environmental Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms Volume: 3

Edited By: AR Kapuscinski, KR Hayes, S Li and G Dana

304 pages, Figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Oct 2007 | #168745 | ISBN-13: 9781845932961
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About this book

The decline of many individual and wild fish stocks commanded an increase in aquaculture production to meet the protein demands of a growing population. Transgenic methods received attention as a potential factor in meeting these demands. This book presents methodologies for assessing ecological risks associated with transgenic fish.


1: Introduction to environmental risk assessment for transgenic fish; 2: Problem formulation and options assessment: science-guided deliberation in risk assessment of transgenic fish; 3: Development of transgenic fish: scientific background; 4: Gene construct and expression: information relevant for risk assessment and management; 5: Approaches to assessing gene flow; 6: Assessing ecological effects of transgenic fish prior to entry into nature; 7: Introduction to the concepts and methods of uncertainty analysis; 8: Risk management: Reducing risk through confinement of transgenic fish; 9: Risk management: Post-approval monitoring and remediation; 10: Summary and synthesis.

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