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Echinoderm Aquaculture (Hardcover)

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Sea urchins and sea cucumbers are highly sought after delicacies growing in popularity globally. The demand for these species is rapidly outpacing natural stocks, and researchers and seafood industry personnel are now looking toward aquaculture as a means of providing a sustainable supply of these organisms. Echinoderm Aquaculture is a practical reference on the basic biology and current culture practices for a wide range of geographically diverse echinoderm species.

Echinoderm Aquaculture begins by examining the basic ecology and biology of sea urchins and sea cucumbers as well as the breadth of uses of these organisms as a source of food and bioactive compounds. Subsequent chapters delineate the specific species of interest in various geographic regions from around the world. Together, the chapters provide a comprehensive coverage of culture practices.

Echinoderm Aquaculture is a practical reference for researchers and industry personnel, and will serve as an invaluable resource to this rapidly growing segment of the aquaculture industry.

Provides a valuable overview on echinoderm biology

Chapters look at culture practices of a wide range of species from broodstock management to harvest

Detailed coverage of roe enhancement research

Summarizes the current state of sea urchin and sea cucumber aquaculture production

Sea urchins and sea cucumbers are highly sought after delicacies growing in popularity globally. The demand for these species is rapidly outpacing natural stocks, and researchers and seafood industry personnel are now looking towards aquaculture as a means of providing a sustainable supply of these organism. Echinoderm Aquaculture is a practical reference on the basic biology and current culture practices for a wide range of geographically diverse echinoderm species.

Echinoderm Aquaculture begins by examining the basic ecology and biology of sea urchins and sea cucumbers as well as the breadth of uses of these organisms as a source of food and bioactive compound. Subsequent chapters delineate the specific species of interest invarious geographic regions from around the world. Together, chapters provide a comprehensive coverage of culture practices.

Echinoderm Aquaculture is a practical reference for researchers and industry personnel, and will serve as an invaluable resource to this rapidly growing segment of the aquaculture industry.

Number of Pages: 368
Genre: Technology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Language: English
Street Date: September 28, 2015
TCIN: 46761180
UPC: 9780470960387
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-6834
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