21. The Potential Ecological and Genetic Impacts of Aquaculture Biotechnologies: Eco-Evolutionary Considerations for Managing the Blue Revolution

  1. Garth L. Fletcher and
  2. Matthew L. Rise
  1. Darek T. R. Moreau and
  2. Ian A. Fleming

Published Online: 15 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470963159.ch21

Aquaculture Biotechnology

Aquaculture Biotechnology

How to Cite

Moreau, D. T. R. and Fleming, I. A. (2011) The Potential Ecological and Genetic Impacts of Aquaculture Biotechnologies: Eco-Evolutionary Considerations for Managing the Blue Revolution, in Aquaculture Biotechnology (eds G. L. Fletcher and M. L. Rise), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470963159.ch21

Editor Information

  1. Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada

Author Information

  1. Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813810287

Online ISBN: 9780470963159

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Keywords:

  • aquaculture biotechnologies;
  • “Blue Revolution” management;
  • Atlantic salmon, cage operation;
  • marker-assisted broodstock;
  • phenotypic, transgenic organisms;
  • interbreeding, introgression;
  • aquaculture escapees, impact;
  • salmonid growth-enhancement;
  • ecologically neutral technologies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Genetic Background

  • Phenotypic Expression

  • Domestication Selection and Divergence

  • Effects in Nonnative Habitats

  • Effects within Native Habitats

  • Case Study of Salmonid Growth Enhancement

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References