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Biology of the hard clam

Author: John N Kraeuter; M Castagna
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 2001.
Series: Developments in aquaculture and fisheries science, 31.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria, is an important commercial, recreational and ecological inhabitant of coastal bays along the east and gulf coasts of the United States. This title presents a  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John N Kraeuter; M Castagna
ISBN: 0444819088 9780444819086
OCLC Number: 46600124
Description: xix, 751 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Systematics and taxonomy / M.E. Harte --
Shell structure and age determination / Lowell W. Fritz --
Embryogenesis and organogenesis of veligers and early juveniles / Melbourne R. Carriker --
Anatomy and histology of Mercenaria mercenaria / Albert F. Eble --
Reproduction in Mercenaria mercenaria / Arnold G. Eversole --
Genetics of hard clams, Mercenaria mercenaria / Thomas J. Hilbish --
Functional morphology and behavior of shelled veligers and early juveniles / Melbourne R. Carriker --
Physiological ecology of Mercenaria mercenaria / Raymond E. Grizzle, V. Monica Bricelj and Sandra E. Shumway --
Demography and dynamics of hard clam populations / Stephen R. Fegley --
Integrating nutritional physiology and ecology to explain interactions between physics and biology in Mercenaria mercenaria / Charles H. Peterson --
Predators and predation / John N. Kraeuter --
Pests, parasites, diseases, and defense mechanisms of the hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria / Susan E. Ford --
Management of hard clam stocks, Mercenaria mercenaria / J.L. McHugh --
A history of hard clamming / Clyde L. MacKenzie Jr., David L. Taylor and William S. Arnold --
Aquaculture of the hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria / Michael Castagna --
Introduction of the hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria) to the Pacific Coast of North America with notes on its introduction to Puerto Rico, England, and France / Kenneth K. Chew.
Series Title: Developments in aquaculture and fisheries science, 31.
Responsibility: edited by John N. Kraeuter, Michael Castagna.
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...Anyone involved with an aspect of Mercenaria mercenaria biology will find this book to be a very comprehensive source of information.World AquacultureG.J. Parsons...The book is of value for hard Read more...

 
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