- Offers over 30 detailed chapters on the developments and ecology of scallops
- Provides chapters on various cultures of scallops in China, Japan, Scandinavia, Eastern North American, Europe, and Eastern North America
- Includes details of scallop reproduction, nervous system and behavior, genetics, diseases, parasites, and much more
- Completely updated edition with valuable information on one of the most widely distributed shellfish in the world
Scallops: Biology, Ecology, and Aquaculture, and Fisheries, Third Edition continues to be the definitive resource covering all facets of scallop biology including anatomy, taxonomy, physiology, ecology, larval biology, and neurobiology. More than 30 extensive chapters cover both fisheries and aquaculture for all species of scallops in all countries where they are fished or cultured. This treatise has been updated to include the most recent advances in research and the newest developments in industry. As aquaculture remains one of the fastest-growing animal food-producing sectors, this reference becomes even more vital. It has all the available information on scallops needed to equip researchers to deal with the unique issues in this field throughout the world.
Fisheries, marine biologists, and researchers studying shellfish and the ocean environment