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Cover for Reproduction and early rearing.

This chapter describes the reproduction, breeding and broodstock management of aquacultured fish and shellfish.

Author(s)
Stickney, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935894)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gynogenesis, androgenesis, cloned populations and nuclear transplantation.

The induction and application of gynogenesis, androgenesis, cloning and nuclear transfer in fish breeding are described.

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Chapter Info
Cover for Commercial application of fish biotechnology.

This chapter covers the commercial applications of fish biotechnology. Focus is given on selection, intraspecific crossbreeding, interspecific hybridization, polyploidy, sex reversal and breeding and genetic engineering.

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Strategies for genetic conservation, gene banking and maintaining genetic quality.

This chapter covers several strategies for genetic conservation, gene banking and maintaining genetic quality of fish species. Focus is given on artificial propagation of a variety of genotypes, lines and strains, cryopreservation, cloning, stem cell isolation, preservation and transfer and use of...

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

This chapter discusses the ethics and welfare aspects of the production of transgenic aquatic animals.

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Constraints and limitations of genetic biotechnology.

The issues (research, development, biodiversity, political and economic), constraints, limitations, progress and recommendations in aquatic animal genetics are described.

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Government regulation of transgenic fish and biotechnology products.

This chapter covers the government regulation of transgenic fish and biotechnology products in different countries (USA, Canada and UK). Focus is given on regulations regarding the research and marketing of transgenic food organisms, culture of transgenic fish, introduction and release into the...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter

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