This revised, expanded, and completely updated edition of the most comprehensive and best-selling book on lobsters contains contributions from many leading authorities. Each of these contributors offers essential information for those working in lobster biology, fisheries research and management, and aquaculture.
Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries by Bruce Phillips [pdf]
The second edition of Lobsters: Biology, Management, Fisheries and Aquaculture, which Bruce Phillips is editing, offers comprehensive coverage of these fascinating creatures, ranging from growth and development to management and conservation. The book is published under the title Lobsters: Biology, Management, Fisheries and Aquaculture. Several chapters included in the first edition and covering topics such as growth, reproduction, diseases, behavior, nutrition, larval and postlarval ecology, and juvenile and adult ecology were removed and replaced with new chapters.
These new chapters cover topics such as Lobsters in Ecosystems, Genetics, Translocation, Climate Change, Lobster Ecolabeling, Houses and Other Artificial Shelters, and Systems at the Maximum. These new chapters reflect the changes that are taking place in lobster management and the research advances achieved. due to social, climatic and economic changes.
In addition to new research information, each chapter contains information on individual business genres. This information includes species and distribution, predators and diseases, ecology and behavior, aquaculture and breeding, collection of wild populations and their regulations, management and conservation.
The section on lobsters has also been expanded to cover species in the genera Thenus and Ibacus, both of which are now targeted by commercial fishing operations. The changes that have taken place in certain lobster fisheries, the new management systems that have been implemented, the current state of the populations and the economic and social position of each fishery have been addressed and explored in depth.
Lobsters, Second Edition is an essential reference source for fisheries scientists, fisheries managers, aquaculture personnel, aquatic and invertebrate biologists, physiologists, ecologists, marine biologists, and environmental biologists, to name just a few of the types of specialists who will find it. useful. It will be a very beneficial addition to the library shelves of all educational and research institutions studying and teaching subjects related to biological and biological sciences, fisheries and aquaculture.