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The growth rate of worldwide aquaculture has been sustained and rapid, and the explosion of research in genetic biotechnology has made significant impact on aquaculture and fisheries, although potential for much greater progress exists. "Aquaculture and Fisheries Biotechnology and Genetics" covers topics essential to the study of fish genetics, including qualitative and quantitative traits, crossbreeding, inbreeding, genetic drift, hybridization, selection programs, polyploidy, genomics and cloning. This fully updated second edition also addresses environmental risk, food safety and government regulation of transgenic aquatic organisms, commercial applications of fish biotechnology and future issues in fish genetics. It is essential reading for researchers and students in fish genetics and fish molecular genetics.

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Author(s)Dunham R A
PublisherCabi Publishing
Edition2
ISBN9781845936518
Pages504
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearFebruary 2011