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Aquaculture Compendium

Comprehensive, encyclopedic resource for information on aquaculture

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Mytilus galloprovincialis is a species of mussel, native to the Mediterranean and eastern Atlantic, which is an important commercial fishery species...

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Cover for Undaria pinnatifida (Asian kelp)

Undaria belongs to family Alariaceae and the order Laminariales. Undaria comprises three species: U. pinnatifida, U. undarioides and U. crenata....

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Cover for Aphanomyces astaci

Vegetative hyphae of A. astaci are aseptate and usually 7–9 μm in diameter. Actively growing hyphae are densely packed with coarsely granular...

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Cover for crayfish plague

Crayfish plague had a long history before the oomycete, Aphanomyces astaci, was finally established as the causative organism of the disease...

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Cover for Lernaea cyprinacea

Morphology and life cycleThe adult female Lernaea cyprinacea has a small semispherical cephalothorax, which contains the mouth. Behind it is a...

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Tetraodon fluviatilis is of no importance in fisheries (FishBase, 2004). Nevertheless adult T. fluviatilis is often caught for consumption....

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The Indian oyster, Crassostrea madrasensis, occurs in the backwaters and estuaries of India and is used as food and in the lime industry. It is...

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The systematic position of the mussel species in India was deciphered by Kuriakose and Nair (1976). They observed that Mytilus spp. do not occur in...

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Cover for Ulva lactuca (green laver)

Ulva lactuca is a green alga with a broadly expanded, irregularly lobed, flat distromatic blade. It is widely distributed worldwide although the...

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