Scallops, 3rd Edition

Biology, Ecology, Aquaculture and Fisheries

Scallops, 3rd Edition,Sandra Shumway,G. Jay Parsons,ISBN9780444627100
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This third edition of this well-respected book on scallops discusses all facets of scallop biology, including anatomy, taxonomy, physiology, ecology, larval biology, and neurobiology, giving users an update on the most recent advancements on one of the fastest growing animal food producing sectors in the world.

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Key Features

  • 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 its history as the definitive resource on scallops, covering all facets of scallop biology, including anatomy, taxonomy, physiology, ecology, larval biology, and neurobiology.

More than thirty extensive chapters explore 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 within the 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 global issues in the field.


Fisheries, marine biologists, and researchers studying shellfish and the ocean environment

Sandra Shumway

Ph.D., D.Sc.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Connecticut, Department of Marine Sciences, Groton, CT, USA

G. Jay Parsons

Affiliations and Expertise

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Aquaculture Science Branch, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Scallops, 3rd Edition

1. New Phylogenies of the Pectinidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia): Reconciling Morphological and Molecular Approaches
2. Development, Physiology, Behaviour and Ecology of Scallop Larvae
3. Structure and Function in Scallops
4. Scallop Adductor Muscles: Structure and Function
5. Neurobiology and Behaviour of the Scallop
6. Reproductive Physiology
7. Physiology
8. Nutrition in Pectinids
9. Genetics
10. Diseases and Parasites of Scallops
11. Scallop Ecology: Distributions and Behaviour
12. Physiology of Swimming
13. Scallops and Marine Contaminants
14. Scallops and Acidification
15. Dynamics, Assessment and Management of Exploited Natural Populations
16. Dredging
17. Fisheries Sea Scallop, Placopecten magellanicus
18. Scallops in the North America
19. European Fisheries
20. European Aquaculture
21. Japan
22. Scallop Culture in China
23. Scallops Fisheries and Aquaculture of Northwestern Pacific, Russian Federation
24. Scallop Aquaculture and Fisheries in Brazil
25. Argentina
26. Scallop Fishery and Aquaculture in Chile
27. Venezuela
28. Scallop fishery and culture in Peru
29. Mexico
30. Scallop Fisheries, Mariculture and Enhancement in Australia and New Zealand

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