Genetics and Fish Breeding

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Springer Science & Business Media, Nov 30, 1992 - Science - 278 pages
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Genetics and Fish Breeding provides a thorough review of this important subject, highlighting species which are bred commercially, such as salmon, trout, carp and goldfish. The author, who is an acknowledged expert in this subject, has drawn together a wealth of information, providing a book which should be bought by all fish biologists, fisheries scientists, geneticists and aquarists.
 

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Contents

The scope of applied fish genetics
1
12 Fish Cultivation
2
13 Ornamental fish breeding
8
15 Habitat Destruction
10
Sexuality and reproduction
12
22 Primary sexual characteristics
13
23 Secondary sexual characteristics
15
24 Modes of reproduction
16
Sex determination
134
82 Sex ratio
135
83 Sex linkage
137
84 Sex chromosome maps
141
85 Sex reversal and sex determination
143
86 Hybridization and sex determination
145
87 Gynogenesis and sex determination
146
88 Cytology of sex chromosomes
148

26 Production of spermatozoa
21
27 Fertilization
22
Mendelian inheritance I Colour
25
32 Simple gene effects
26
33 Complex effects of alleles
28
34 Interaction of genes
30
35 Summary of colour genetics
42
Mendelian inheritance II Characteristics other than colour
44
43 Scale patterns in sticklebacks
47
44 Body shape
53
45 Fin shape
56
46 Electrophoretic variation
59
47 Miscellaneous characteristics
63
Quantitative genetics I Metrical characteristics
65
52 Polygenic inheritance
66
53 Heritability
68
54 Growth rate
69
55 Stocks and strains
76
56 Spawning time
79
57 Food conversion efficiency
81
58 Disease resistance
82
59 Selective improvement in fancy fish
83
Quantitative genetics II Population studies
85
62 Blood groups
86
63 Electrophoresis of soluble proteins
89
64 Inferences from population data
94
65 Molecular studies
98
66 Inbreeding
101
67 Application of electrophoresis
104
68 Summary
106
Chromosomes of fish
110
72 Methods in cytology
111
73 Chromosome numbers and gross morphology
119
74 Banding polymorphism
127
89 A oddity the HY antigen
156
Hybridization
158
92 Hybridization in nature
159
93 Artificial hybridization
166
94 Summary of applied use of hybrids
174
95 Hybridization and introgression
175
Atypical modes of sexuality
178
103 Abnormal Hermaphrodites
184
104 Femaleonly species
185
Control of sex ratio
192
112 Methods of sex ration control
194
113 Commercial application
201
Chromosome engineering
204
122 Meiotic diploid gynogenesis
206
123 Mitotic diploid gynogenesis
210
124 Androgenesis
212
125 Induced troploidy
213
126 Induced tetraploidy
221
Gene manipulation
223
132 Choosing the gene
224
133 Inserting the gene
226
134 Assessing the success of gene transfer
227
135 Expression of the transferred genes
231
136 Future developments in the molecular genetics
232
Featured fish I Ornamental species
233
143 Koi ornamental common carp
235
144 The toothcarps
238
145 Other species
239
Featured fish II Cultivated species
241
153 Salmon and trouts
242
154 Tilapias
244
References
246
Index
271
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