Genetics for Fish Hatchery Managers

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Douglas Tave
Springer, Feb 28, 1993 - Medical - 436 pages
This straightforward, easily understandable primer details the principles and practices of genetics as they relate to fish farming. After reviewing basic genetic principles and the genetics of sex determination, this book focuses on the genetics of qualitative traits and profiles selection programs that produce true breeding populations. It also considers quantitative issues, broodstock management, genetic engineering, chromosomal manipulation and electrophoresis.

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Tave is Co-owner of Urania Unlimited, an aquaculture consulting business. He has conducted innovative and seminal research in genetics and reproduction with tilapia, catfish, baitfish, and shrimp and been an aquaculture consultant to the United States and Canadian governements.

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