11. Genomic Selection in Aquaculture: Methods and Practical Considerations

  1. Zhanjiang (John) Liu
  1. Ashok Ragavendran and
  2. William M. Muir

Published Online: 10 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470958964.ch11

Next Generation Sequencing and Whole Genome Selection in Aquaculture

Next Generation Sequencing and Whole Genome Selection in Aquaculture

How to Cite

Ragavendran, A. and Muir, W. M. (2011) Genomic Selection in Aquaculture: Methods and Practical Considerations, in Next Generation Sequencing and Whole Genome Selection in Aquaculture (ed Z. (. Liu), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470958964.ch11

Editor Information

  1. The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Aquatic Genomics Unit, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849 USA

Author Information

  1. Pulse Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, Program and Department of Animal Sciences, Room G406 Lilly Hall, 915 West State Street, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813806372

Online ISBN: 9780470958964

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Keywords:

  • genomic selection in aquaculture - methods and practical considerations;
  • management of genetic resources in aquaculture - reviews in selection programs;
  • current technologies, and detection of SNPs - for different species;
  • recent Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report - on sustainable aquaculture, breeding as a key component in meeting projected fingerling requirement of 2020;
  • GRM method, single-step procedure - calculating GEBV;
  • genomic relationship matrix (G) - role, genomic selection using traditional “animal” model with a relationship matrix estimated from markers;
  • current methods of prediction - for genomic selection;
  • Bayesian approaches, rationale behind Bayesian approaches - incorporation of prior information making model more biologically relevant;
  • genomic selection, reduction in generation intervals - selection of progeny, based on their genotypes;
  • aquaculture, and sib testing a primary strategy - cost of genotyping, impediment in realizing benefits of increased genetic gain

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Genomic Selection: Definition and Theory

  • Future Directions

  • Summary

  • References