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Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement

ISBN: 978-0-470-96171-1
392 pages
June 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement is a key reference on culture methods, offering both practical applications and essential biological information. Throughout the text, the culture and stock enhancement issues are treated simultaneously, integrating these two perspectives. By looking to the outcomes of hatchery culture methods, including the economics and fish behavior, Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement is a valuable tool in making management decisions.
With chapters on disease diagnosis and treatment, culture methods for a number of specific species, and the use of flatfish as model organisms in laboratory settings, Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement comprehensively covers the subject of culture and stock enhancement. The book is especially useful for aquaculture professionals, industry personnel, researchers, biologists, and aquaculture and fisheries management students.
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Table of Contents

Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement

H.V. Daniels and W.O. Watanabe, Editors

Table of Contents

Forward

Harry Daniels, Wade Watanabe, and Douglas Conklin

Culture: North and South America

1. Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus)

Chapter authors: Nick Brown

2. Chilean flounder (Paralichthys adspersus)

Chapter authors: Alfonso Silva.

3. California halibut (Paralichthys californicuus)

Chapter authors: Douglas Conklin and Raul Piedrahita

4. Summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus)

Chapter authors: David Bengtson and George Nardi

5. Southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma)

Chapter authors: Harry Daniels, Wade Watanabe, Thomas Losordo, Ryan Murashige, and Chris Dumas

6. Winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus)

Chapter authors: Elizabeth Fairchild

Culture: Europe

7. Turbot culture (Scopthalmus maximus)

Chapter authors: Jeannine Person-Le Ruyet

Culture: Asia and Australia

8. Japanese flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) (Japanese perspective)

Chapter authors: Tadahisa Seikai, Kotaro Kikuchi, Yuichiro Fujinami

9. Olive flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) (Korean perspective)

Chapter authors: Sungchul Bai and Seunghyung Lee

10. Greenback flounder (Rhombosolea tapirina)

Chapter authors: Piers R. Hart

11. Turbot culture (Scopthalmus maximus)

Chapter authors: Ji-Lin Lei and Xin-Fu Liu

Stock Enhancement: North and South America

12. Southern flounder and summer flounder

Chapter authors: John Miller, Robert Vega, and Yoh Yamashita

Stock Enhancement: Europe

13. Turbot

Chapter authors: Jossiane S. Stottrup and C.R. Sparrevohn

Stock Enhancement: Asia and Australia

14. Japanese flounder

Chapter authors: Yoh Yamashita and Masato Aritaki

Flatfish Worldwide

15. Disease Diagnosis and Treatment

Chapter authors: Edward J. Noga, Stephen Smith and Oddvar H. Ottesen

16. Flatfish as Research Animals

Russell Borski, John Godwin, and John Luckenbach

17. Behavioral conditioning of flatfish for stock enhancement

Chapter authors: John S. Burke and Reji Masuda

18. Summary and Conclusions

Chapter authors: Wade O. Watanabe and Harry V. Daniels

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Author Information

Harry V. Daniels is Professor of Biology and Aquaculture Specialist at North Carolina State University.

Wade O. Watanabe is Research Professor of Biology and Marine Biology and Aquaculture Program Coordinator at the Center for Marine Science, University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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The Wiley Advantage

  • Provides a key reference on flatfish culture and stock enhancement
  • Combines basic biological information with the practical application of culture methods
  • Integrates the culture and stock enhancement issues
  • Offers an aid to making management decision
  • Includes chapters on, diseases diagnosis and treatment, and specific culture methods, and the use of flatfish as model organisms in laboratory research
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Reviews

"In summary, the book is timely, well organized, clearly written, full of state-of-the-art information, and effectively links flatfish culture and stock enhancement. Thus, it should be a valuable resource for academics and industrial practitioners alike." (Reviews in Fisheries Science, 22 June 2011)
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