1st Edition

Handbook of Culture of Abalone and Other Marine Gastropods

Edited By Kirk O. Hahn Copyright 1988
    362 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Published in 1989: The CRC Handbook of Culture of Abalone and Other Marine Gastropods provides basic techniques and detailed information on the biology of abalone, tropical top shell, queen conch, and other gastropods. It supplies information and data on the culture, reproduction, nutrition, and economics of gastropods currently being raised.

    Survey of the Commercially Important Abalone Species in the World
    Gonad Reproductive Cycles
    Artificial Induction of Conditioning (Gonad Maturation)
    Artificial Induction of Spawning and Fertilization
    Larval Development of Abalone
    Induction of Settlement in Competent Abalone Larvae
    Biotic and Abiotic Factors Affecting the Culture of Abalone
    Nutrition and Growth of Abalone
    Abalone Seeding
    Abalone Aquaculture in Japan
    Japanese Abalone Culture Techniques of the Oyster Research Institute
    Abalone Aquaculture in California
    Abalone in an Urban Environment
    Abalone Cultivation Methods Used at the California Department of Fish and Game's Marine Resources Laboratory
    Abalone Farming in Korea
    Farming the Small Abalone, Haliotis diversicolor supertexta, in Taiwan
    Culture of Haliotis tuberculata at the Argenton Experimental Station, France
    Abalone Aquaculture in New Zealand, Australia, and Ireland
    Culture of the Tropical Top Shell, Trochus niloticus
    Culture of Queen Conch, Strombus gigas, in the Caribbean


    Kirk O. Hahn Ph.D., is visiting Lecturer at the University of California at Berkeley and a teaching assistant at the Bodega Marine Laboratory.