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Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture: A Practical Guide


355 in stock

355 in stock

Edited by Sandra Shumway


Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture is a useable manual for all those interested in an up-to-date introduction to the field. Each of the major cultured species of commercial importance is covered, providing cutting-edge information of practical use to all those involved in shellfish aquaculture.

The book’s editor and chapter authors are among the most widely known and respected authorities working in the industry and academia. Species covered include mussels, clams, oysters (including pearl oysters), scallops, cephalopods, abalone and gastropods. Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture contains a huge wealth of information of great use for personnel working in the industry, with chapters covering site selection, hatchery construction, disease, biofouling, best management practice and certification.

Additional information

Page extent448
Product typeHB
Publication date30-Jun-21
Dimensions246 × 189 × - mm

3 reviews for Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture: A Practical Guide

  1. John A. Hargreaves

    “The authors and editor are to be commended for bridging the gap between an academic, research-oriented approach and a practical, on-farm, nuts-and-bolts approach by providing an excellent overview of state-of-the-science practices and technologies” – John A. Hargreaves, Editor-in-Chief, World Aquaculture

  2. Nicki Holmyard

    “A highly readable and comprehensive overview of the biology, culture techniques and harvesting methods used for a host of shellfish species” – Nicki Holmyard, Fish Farmer

  3. Janet H. Brown

    “A usable text for those interested in an up-to-date introduction to the field and a guide for those who decide to join the aquaculture industry” – Janet H. Brown, The Grower

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