Broodstock Management and Egg and Larval Quality / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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At present, the supply of eggs and fry is one of the majorconstraints on future aquaculture development. For the majority offarmed species, production is totally dependent on harvesting ofbroodstocks or seed from wild populations At present we know littleabout the control of reproduction of most farmed finfish nor of thedetailed nutrient, metabolic and husbandry requirements of thebroodstock or the ways in which they might be managed to optimizeseed production and improve the quality of eggs and larvae. Newertechnologies such as ploidy and gender manipulation, inducedspawning and cryopreservation are coming to the forefront of modernbroodstock management and all of these topics are considered, indetail, in this new text.
Broodstock Management and Egg and Larval Quality has beenwritten as a standard text for commercial practitioners andstudents of aquaculture, fish biology and fisheries and provides acomprehensive review of current and future methods of broodstockand hatchery management. The range of marine and freshwatertropical and temperate finfish species considered, together withcontributions from many of the world's most eminent fishbiologists, provide comprehensive and international coverage ofthis increasingly important area of aquaculture.
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Table of Contents
Red sea bream;.
Croaker and red drum;.
Halibut and cod;.
Biotechnology and genetic manipulation;.