Hochleithner, Martin & Joern Gessner
Title The Sturgeons and Paddlefishes of the World : Biology and Aquaculture, Third edition
1470086077 / 9781470086077
Inventory number 978616
2012. 23cm. Pp.248. Colour photos & figures. Paperback.
The Sturgeons and Paddlefishes of the World : Biology and Aquaculture, Third edition has the style of a species synopsis coupled with everything anyone needs to know concerning the reproduction and culture of sturgeons.
It summarizes the current knowledge on all sturgeon and paddlefish species worldwide into a practitioner-oriented working guide, including the experience and research data of the authors for more than a decade.
New edition, updated, extended with many new colour photos and an updated bibliography.
The book is structured into four sections, comprising :
-An introduction, gross morphology, general ecology, systematics of sturgeons, and the sturgeon hybrids, as well as a revised key to the species.
-A species section, with details of all known species worldwide including their description, their distribution, their ecology, and their economy.
-An aquaculture section including the different methods of management, handling, propagation, incubation, feeding, management and ongrowing strategies in tanks, pond and cages. As well as an overview on fisheries techniques, stock management, product processing.
-An annex, including sturgeon egg and larval development, parasites and prey organisms as well as international names and synonyms for the species.
9781470086077. The Sturgeons and Paddlefishes of the World