New PDF release: Reproductive Biotechnology in Finfish Aquaculture

By C. -S. Lee, E. M. Donaldson

ISBN-10: 0444509135

ISBN-13: 9780444509130

The winning copy of cultured brood inventory is vital to the sustainable aquaculture of aquatic organisms. This booklet describes fresh advances within the box of finfish reproductive biotechnology. The chapters during this quantity are written by way of eminent scientists who assessment the development and check the prestige of biotechnology learn that's acceptable to the copy of finfish species for aquaculture. quite a lot of themes is incorporated beginning with broodstock applied sciences equivalent to broodstock genetics, broodstock foodstuff, environmental regulate of maturation and affects of tension on broodstock, gametes and progeny.

The quantity comprises applied sciences for induction of ovulation and spermiation utilizing man made hypothalamic peptides. Gamete applied sciences that are defined comprise cryopreservation, chromosome set manipulation, illness prevention and regulate for gametes and embryos and the advance of transgenic fish with more desirable construction features. Genetic and endocrine applied sciences for the creation of monosex female and male fish shares also are described.

The final bankruptcy summarizes the dialogue of every subject on the workshop, offers thoughts to and describes priorities of analysis and improvement. Researchers in addition to educating school within the aquaculture box will locate this quantity of significant value.

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The Fish Immune System Organism, Pathogen, and Environment. Academic Press, San Diego, CA, pp. 255-287. B. Schreck et al. , 1987. Cortisol-mediated suppression of salmonid lymphocyte responses in vitro. Dev. Comp. Immunol. 11, 5 6 5 - 5 7 6 . , 1979. Steroid metabolism in fish. Identification of steroid moieties of hydrolysable conjugates of Cortisol in the bile of trout Salmo gairdneri. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 103, 3 0 1 - 3 0 7 . , 1992. Exposure of bleached kraft mill effluent disrupts the pituitary-gonadal axis of white sucker at multiple sites.

1997). S. Izquierdo et al. /Aquaculture 197 (2001) 25-42 33 due to its important role in bone development, retina formation and differentiation of immune cells. , 1994). Other dietary nutrients which have been found to affect the reproductive performance of marine fish include dietary protein intake. , 1984d). , 1995). , 1994b). , 1996). Further research into the broodstock requirements for thiamin (vitamin B j ) is needed since there is evidence of its importance for normal embryo and larval development at least in salmonids.

1997). In fact, slightly higher protein levels were found in the eggs from broodstock fed squid protein-based diets and they also produced about 40% more e g g s / k g / f e m a l e than fed fish meal-based diets. Watanabe et al. (1991a) reported that high calcium content of fishmeal does not cause a poorer spawning when compared with squid meal. They found that the addition of calcium to a cuttlefish meal-based diet did not affect egg quality of red seabeam. Increased egg production and viability was also observed by Watanabe et al.

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