326 pages | 8 Color Illus. | 69 B/W Illus.
This book covers the biology, ecology, genetics and aquaculture of the Asian Seabass or barramundi (Lates calcarifer), acommercially and recreationally valuable species. It brings together in the one place reviews written by world experts in Asian seabass taxonomy, genetics, nutrition, ecology, aquaculture, reproductive and developmental biology, climate change impacts, harvest quality and health management.
Taxonomy and Distribution of Indo-Pacific Lates, Rohan Pethiyagoda and Anthony C. Gill
Early Development and Seed Production of Asian Seabass, Lates calcarifer, Evelyn Grace De Jesus-Ayson and Felix G. Ayson
Climate Effects on Recruitment and Catch Effort of Lates calcarifer, Jan-Olaf Meynecke, Julie Robins, and Jacqueline Balston
Reproductive Biology of the Asian Seabass, Lates calcarifer, Evelyn Grace De Jesus-Ayson and Felix G. Ayson
Lates calcarifer Wildstocks: Biology, Ecology and Fishery, D. John Russell
Infectious Diseases of Asian Seabass and Health Management, Kate S. Hutson
The Genetics of Asian Seabass Lates calcarifer, Dean R. Jerry and Carolyn Smith-Keune
Lates calcarifer Nutrition and Feeding Practices, Brett Glencross, Nick Wade, and Katherine Morton
Quality Harvesting and Flavour Taint in Lates calcarifer, Guy Carton
Aquaculture of Lates calcarifer in Australia, Paul Harrison