Genetics of Subpolar Fish and Invertebrates

Genetics of Subpolar Fish and Invertebrates

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Fisheries genetics researchers will find invaluable the thirty-eight peer-reviewed contributions in this book, presented at the 20th Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium qGenetics of Subpolar Fish and Invertebrates, q held in May 2002 in Juneau, Alaska. Looming over concerns of lost fisheries stocks and persistent erosion of genetic variability are predictions of global warming, which may further tax genetic resources. One consequence is an increased reliance on genetic applications to many aspects of fisheries management, aquaculture, and conservation. The contributions in this book are important to modern fisheries science and genetics, and illustrate the evolution of the field over the past decade. The improved technology provides tools to address increasingly complicated problems in traditional applications and ecological and behavioral studies. The union between molecular and quantitative genetics, where many of the major questions about population structure and evolution remain unanswered, will also benefit from the new; North American chum salmon predominated in the central Gulf of Alaska ( 145a—bW) while Asian chum predominated along ... if migration paths of geographically proximal lineages, regardless of their genetic similarities, follow similar routes. ... Climate in the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea play an important role in salmon production (Beamish aamp; Bouillon 1993). ... This Bering-Aleutian Salmon International Survey (BASIS) program12 calls for four one-month surveys (spring, summer, anbsp;...

Title:Genetics of Subpolar Fish and Invertebrates
Author:Anthony J. Gharrett, Richard G. Gustafson, Jennifer L. Nielsen, James E. Seeb, Lisa W. Seeb, William W. Smoker, Gary H. Thorgaard, Richard L. Wilmot
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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