Genomics in Aquaculture

Genomics in Aquaculture


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ISBN-13: 9780128014189
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 08/10/2016
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr Simon MacKenzie is Senior Lecturer in Marine Biotechnology at the Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, UK. He is a known expert in the field of evolutionary biology and nanotechnology toward improving health in aquaculture and whole genome sequencing. He has published ~60 articles and has contributed to book chapters.

Dr Sissel Jentoft (CEES, University of Oslo, Norway) PhD (Dr. scient) in fish physiology/molecular biology, from Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB). : Project Coordinator at the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES) Cod Genome Project ; Contributed to over 19 book chapters and published ~50 research articles.

Table of Contents

  • 1: The new era of genome sequencing using high-throughput sequencing technology: generation of the first version of the Atlantic cod genome
  • 2: The rainbow trout genome, an important landmark foraquaculture and genomeevolution
  • 3: An improved version of theAtlantic cod genome andadvancements in functionalgenomics: implicationsforthe future of cod farming
  • 4: Catfish genomic studies: progress and perspectives
  • 5: Tilapia genomic studies
  • 6: Turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) genomic resources: application for boosting aquaculture production
  • 7: Zebrafish offer aquaculture research their services
  • 8: Current status in other finfish species: Description of current genomic resources for the gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) and soles (Solea senegalensis and Solea solea)
  • 9: Molluscs
  • 10: Genomics in the common carp
  • 11: Future perspective

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