Reproduction, life cycles and growth

Southgate, Paul C., and Lucas, John S. (2003) Reproduction, life cycles and growth. In: Lucas, John S., and Southgate, Paul C., (eds.) Aquaculture: farming aquatic animals and plants. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, pp. 111-122.

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The three major groups of aquaculture animals will be considered in this chapter: fish, bivalve molluscs and decapod crustaceans (the last two are the major shellfish groups). The morphologies of the species in these three groups are extremely different (see invertebrate and vertebrate textbooks), as are their reproductive systems, life cycles and patterns of growth. However, although the details and requirements of the various life stages of aquaculture species vary enormously, there are some general patterns.

Item ID: 7313
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-0-85238-222-6
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Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2010 22:31
FoR Codes: 07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0704 Fisheries Sciences > 070401 Aquaculture @ 100%
SEO Codes: 83 ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND ANIMAL PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 8301 Fisheries - Aquaculture > 830199 Fisheries - Aquaculture not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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