Spawning Mediated Responses of Pacific Oyster Crassostrea Gigas Book

Spawning Mediated Responses of Pacific Oyster Crassostrea Gigas


  • Author : Yan Li
  • Publisher : LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-11
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN 10 : 3838318277

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Spawning Mediated Responses of Pacific Oyster Crassostrea Gigas Excerpt :

Oyster mortality in summer is a global concern for the aquaculture industry. This issue can be getting worse and worse with global warming. Yan investigated the synergetic effect of spawning, food supply, pathogen and temperature on oyster morality in the laboratory and field. The results demonstrate that energy depletion during spawning compromises the metabolic and health status of oysters, leading to a possible mortality in summer for post-spawning oysters. This research contributes to our understanding of the mechanism of oyster mass mortality, and the results can be applied to the management and development of oyster aquaculture in Australia and overseas.

Identification of Candidate Genes for Survival and Their Use in Predicting Field Performance of Pacific Oyster Crassostrea Gigas Families in Coastal Waters Book

Identification of Candidate Genes for Survival and Their Use in Predicting Field Performance of Pacific Oyster Crassostrea Gigas Families in Coastal Waters


  • Author : Robert Paul Lang
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Heat shock proteins
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:239085465

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Identification of Candidate Genes for Survival and Their Use in Predicting Field Performance of Pacific Oyster Crassostrea Gigas Families in Coastal Waters Excerpt :

Summer mortality of farmed Pacific oysters causes financial losses for shellfish growers, and selective breeding to improve survival of offspring is a promising way to reduce losses. This dissertation has two objectives to assist the development of tools for use in selective breeding programs. Objective 1: Identify candidate genes for selection and use in predictive assays by examining the transcriptome response to heat shock in gill of heat-shocked (40°C, 1 h) oysters and comparing gene transcription between families with high (>65%) or low (

Emerging and Reemerging Viral Pathogens Book

Emerging and Reemerging Viral Pathogens


  • Author : Moulay Mustapha Ennaji
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-27
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1168
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128194010

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Emerging and Reemerging Viral Pathogens: Fundamental and Basic Virology Aspects of Human, Animal and Plant Pathogens, Volume One presents new research information on viruses and their impact on the scientific community. It provides a reference book on certain viruses in humans, animals and vegetal, along with a comprehensive discussion on interspecies interactions. The book then looks at the drug, vaccine and bioinformatical strategies that can be used against these viruses, giving the reader a clear understanding of transmission. The book's end goal is to create awareness that the appearance of newly transmissible pathogens is a global risk that requires shared/adoptable policies for prevention and control. Covers most emerging viral disease in humans, animals and plants Provides the most advanced tools and techniques in molecular virology and the modeling of viruses Creates awareness that the appearance of new transmissible pathogens is a global risk Highlights the need to adopt shared policies for the prevention and control of infectious diseases

NOAA Technical Report NMFS  Book

NOAA Technical Report NMFS


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Fisheries
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : OSU:32435022959019

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Bivalve Molluscs Book
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Bivalve Molluscs


  • Author : Elizabeth Gosling
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-04-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN 10 : 9781405147576

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Bivalve Molluscs Excerpt :

Bivalve Molluscs is an extremely comprehensive book coveringall major aspects of this important class of invertebrates. As wellas being an important class biologically and ecologically, many ofthe bivalves are fished and cultured commercially (e.g. mussels,oysters, scallops and clams) in a multi-billion dollar worldwideindustry. Elizabeth Gosling who has a huge wealth of research, teachingand hands on experience working with bivalves, has written alandmark book that will stand for many years as the standard workon the subject. Chapters in Bivalve Molluscs covermorphology, ecology, feeding, reproduction, settlement andrecruitment, growth, physiology, fisheries, aquaculture, genetics,diseases and parasites, and public health issues. A fullunderstanding of many of these aspects is vital for all thoseworking in bivalve fisheries and culture. An essential purchase for anyone concerned with this importantclass of animals, copies of Bivalve Molluscs should be onthe shelves of biologists, ecologists, environmental scientists,fisheries scientists and personnel within the aquaculture industry.Copies of the book should be available in all libraries andresearch establishments where these subjects are studied ortaught. Elizabeth Gosling is based at the Galway-Mayo Instituteof Technology, Galway, Ireland.

New Technologies in Aquaculture Book

New Technologies in Aquaculture


  • Author : Gavin Burnell
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-07-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845696474

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With wild stocks declining due to over-fishing, aquaculture will have a more significant role to play in meeting future demand for fresh fish. Developments in research continue to lead to improvements in aquaculture production systems, resulting in increased production efficiency, higher product quality for consumers and a more sustainable industry. New technologies in aquaculture reviews essential advances in these areas. Part one focuses on the genetic improvement of farmed species and control of reproduction, with chapters on genome-based technologies in aquaculture research, selective breeding and the production of single sex and sterile populations, among other topics. Parts two and three review key issues in health, diet and husbandry, such as the control of viral and parasitic diseases, diet and husbandry techniques to improve disease resistance, advances in diets for particular fish species and the impact of harmful algal bloom on shellfisheries aquaculture. Chapters in Parts three and four then examine the design of different aquaculture production systems, including offshore technologies, tank-based recirculating systems and ponds, and key environmental issues, such as the prediction and assessment of the impact of aquaculture. Concluding chapters focus on farming new species. With its well-known editors and distinguished international team of contributors, New technologies in aquaculture is an essential purchase for professionals and researchers in the aquaculture industry. Reviews recent advances in improvements in aquaculture production Focuses on the genetic improvement and reproduction of farmed species, including genome-based technologies Discusses key health issues, including advances in disease diagnosis, vaccine development and other emerging methods to control pathogens in aquaculture

Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay Book

Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2004-03-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309090520

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Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay discusses the proposed plan to offset the dramatic decline in the bay’s native oysters by introducing disease-resistant reproductive Suminoe oysters from Asia. It suggests this move should be delayed until more is known about the environmental risks, even though carefully regulated cultivation of sterile Asian oysters in contained areas could help the local industry and researchers. It is also noted that even though these oysters eat the excess algae caused by pollution, it could take decades before there are enough of them to improve water quality.

Oyster Mortality Study Book

Oyster Mortality Study


  • Author : Gary G. Gibson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1974
  • Genre: Oysters
  • Pages : 74
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:41705279

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