Echinoderm aquaculture by Nicholas Brown, Steve Eddy

By Nicholas Brown, Steve Eddy

Sea urchins and sea cucumbers are hugely wanted food turning out to be in recognition globally. The call for for those species is speedily outpacing typical shares, and researchers and seafood body of workers are actually taking a look in the direction of aquaculture as a way of supplying a sustainable provide of those organism.  Echinoderm Aquaculture is a realistic reference at the simple biology and present tradition practices for a variety of geographically various echinoderm species.

 Echinoderm Aquaculture begins via interpreting the elemental ecology and biology of sea urchins and sea cucumbers in addition to the breadth of makes use of of those organisms as a resource of nutrition and bioactive compound. next chapters delineate the categorical species of curiosity invarious geographic areas from around the globe. jointly, chapters supply a accomplished insurance of tradition practices.

Echinoderm Aquaculture is a realistic reference for researchers and body of workers, and should function a useful source to this swiftly turning out to be phase of the aquaculture industry.

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Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, 18, 371–407. , Foss, A. & Mortensen, A. (2004a) Effects of chronic ammonia exposure on gonad growth and survival in green sea urchin Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis. Aquaculture, 242, 313–320. S. & Nevermo, I. (2004b) Effects of chronic nitrite exposure on gonad growth in green sea urchin Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis. Aquaculture, 242, 357–363. , Mortensen, A. & Foss, A. (2007) Effects of hypoxia on feed intake and gonad growth in the green sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis.

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