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1st Edition

Handbook of Culture of Abalone and Other Marine Gastropods

Edited By

Kirk O. Hahn

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ISBN 9780367210816
September 30, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
348 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

BIOLOGY OF ABALONE. 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. Index. CULTURAL TECHNIQUES. 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. Index.

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