12. Genetics of Shellfish on a Human-Dominated Planet

  1. Sandra E. Shumway
  1. Dennis Hedgecock

Published Online: 30 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470960967.ch12

Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment

Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment

How to Cite

Hedgecock, D. (2011) Genetics of Shellfish on a Human-Dominated Planet, in Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment (ed S. E. Shumway), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470960967.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut, Groton, CT, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813814131

Online ISBN: 9780470960967

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Keywords:

  • genetics of shellfish on human-dominated planet;
  • genetics of shellfish and aquaculture;
  • global mollusc aquaculture;
  • bivalve mollusc genetics;
  • shellfish as protodomesticates;
  • shellfish domestication;
  • nonadditive variance in shellfish;
  • general combining ability (GCA);
  • hatchery effects on genetic diversity;
  • triploidy in shellfish

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Domestication of shellfish

  • Conservation

  • Conclusions

  • Literature cited