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The Biology and Fisheries of the Slipper Lobster

By: Kari L Lavalli(Editor), Ehud Spanier(Editor)
448 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: CRC Press
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About this book

Paperback reprint of a 2007 book.

The Biology and Fisheries of the Slipper Lobster serves as the first major volume dedicated to the biology of slipper lobsters, including Scyllarides, Scyllarus, Thenus, Arctides, Ibacus, and Parribacus. Written by international experts, this compendium of knowledge serves as a reference for anyone studying or interested in these lobsters. It provides comprehensive coverage of such subjects as fishing methods and regulations, size composition of catches, fisheries management, as well as the distribution of this commercially fished lobster. This book compiles all of the available information on these interesting lobsters under a single cover, providing a comprehensive reference for researchers, practitioners, and students.

Contents

INTRODUCTION
- Introduction to the Biology and Fisheries of Slipper Lobsters, K.L. Lavalli and E. Spanier

BIOLOGY OF SLIPPER LOBSTERS
- Taxonomy and Evolution, W.R. Webber and J. Booth
- Genetics of Slipper Lobsters, A.M. Deiana, A. Libertini, A. Cau, R. Cannas, E. Coluccia, and S. Salvadori
- Early Life Histories of Slipper Lobsters, H. Sekiguchi, J.D. Booth and W.R. Webber
- Factors Important in Larval and Postlarval Molting, Growth, and Rearing, S. Mikami and A.V. Kuballa
- Feeding Morphology and Digestive System of Slipper Lobsters, D. Johnston
- Behavior and Sensory Biology of Slipper Lobsters, K.L. Lavalli, E. Spanier, and F. Grasso
- The Mineralization and Biomechanics of the Exoskeleton, F.R. Horne and S.F. Tarsitano
- Growth of Slipper Lobsters of the Genus Scyllarides, M. Bianchini and S. Ragonese
- Directions for Future Research in Slipper Lobster Biology, E. Spanier and K.L. Lavalli

FISHERY BIOLOGY OF SLIPPER LOBSTERS
- Observations on the Ecology of Scyllarides aequinoctialis, S. nodifer, and Parribacus antarcticus and a Description of the Florida Scyllarid Lobster Fishery, W.C. Sharp, J.H. Hunt, & W. H. Teehan
- The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Lobster Fishery: A Targeted Slipper Lobster Fishery, G. DiNardo and R. Moffitt
- The Biology of the Mediterranean Scyllarids, D. Pessani and M. Mura
- Biology and Fishery of the Galápagos Slipper Lobster, A. Hearn, V. Toral-Granda, C. Martinez, and G. Reck
- Biology and Fishery of Slipper Lobster, Thenus orientalis, in India, E.V. Radhakrishnan, M.K. Manisseri, and V.D. Deshmukh
- Biology and Fishery of the Bay Lobster, Thenus spp., C.M. Jones
- Fishery and Biology of Commercially Exploited Australian Fan Lobsters (Ibacus spp.), J.A. Haddy, J. Stewart, and K.J. Graham
- Slipper Lobster Fisheries-Present Status and Future Perspectives, E. Spanier and K.L. Lavalli

List of Contributing Authors
List of Reviewers for Chapters
Index

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By: Kari L Lavalli(Editor), Ehud Spanier(Editor)
448 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: CRC Press
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