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Cover for Intraspecific crossbreeding.

This chapter describes the beneficial effects of crossbreeding on the growth, survival, reproduction and disease resistance of aquacultured animals.

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gene-transfer technology.

This chapter covers genetic engineering or gene transfer technology. Focus is given on gene transfer technique in fish, use of promoters in transgenic technology, gene integration, transgene transmission, transgene expression of growth hormone and reporter genes, reverse genetics, pleiotropic...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Combining genetic enhancement programmes.

This chapter covers the application and use of combinations of traditional selective breeding and new biotechnologies in aquaculture. Focus is given on the following combinations as well as examples illustrating their use and effects on fish: sex reversal and triploidy; genetic engineering and...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Animal Science Reviews 2012.

Animal Science Reviews provides scientists and students in the field with timely analysis on key topics in current research. These chapters were originally published online in CAB Reviews. This volume makes available in printed form the reviews in animal science published during 2012.

Author(s)
Hemming, D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643021)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Perkinsus marinus</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Haplosporidium nelsoni</i>.

This chapter gives an overview on the morphology, host range, life cycle, impact on oyster production, diagnosis, histopathology, physiopathology and control and prevention (selective breeding) of Perkinsus marinus and Haplosporidium nelsoni.

Author(s)
Carnegie, R. B.; Burreson, E. M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History of biotechnology, genetics and selective breeding in aquaculture and fisheries.

This chapter discusses the history of biotechnology, genetics and selective breeding in aquaculture and fisheries dating back from 2000 years or more in China where mutations and phenotypic variantions in carp was already noticed by fish farmers and to the Roman Empire. The chronological...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Breeding for resistance to viral diseases in salmonids.

The salmonids, and in particular the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and rainbow trout (Onchorynchus mykiss), are 'pioneer species' in modern aquaculture and aquaculture breeding. Viral diseases currently constitute one of the largest challenges to the salmonid farming industry, and resistance to...

Author(s)
Moen, T.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935559)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Development of transgenic fish: scientific background.

This chapter highlights some of the important examples of transgenic fish development. An overview of important steps in fish transgenesis is given. The status of development in the case of transgenic carp, tilapias, Atlantic salmon and mud loach is discussed. Other future applications of...

Author(s)
Nam, Y. K.; Maclean, N.; Fu, C.; Pandian, T. J.; Eguia, M. R. R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932961)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of quality in cultured fish.

This chapter summarizes the possible indices of quality control in cultured fish relative to feed supplements. These indices include the effect of feed quality on carcass quality and taste, muscle protein, lipids and lipid metabolism, colour of muscle and skin, vitality and stress response,...

Author(s)
Nakagawa, H.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931995)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vitamins.

This chapter reviews the recent progress of studies on the dietary supplementation of vitamins concerning the health and quality of cultured aquatic species, particularly on the immune response, disease resistance and stress tolerance of fishes.

Author(s)
Koshio, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931995)
Type
Book chapter

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