Chapter 9. Homarus Species

  1. Bruce F. Phillips
  1. J. Stanley Cobb1 and
  2. Kathleen M. Castro2

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995969.ch9

Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries

Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries

How to Cite

Cobb, J. S. and Castro, K. M. (2006) Homarus Species, in Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries (ed B. F. Phillips), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995969.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Department of Environmental Biology, Muresk Institute, Curtin, University of Technology, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Rhode Island, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Fisheries, Animal and Veterinary Science, University of Rhode Island, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 19 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126571

Online ISBN: 9780470995969

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Keywords:

  • homarus species;
  • lobsters;
  • life cycle;
  • larval dynamics;
  • population dynamics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of the species

  • Life-history characteristics

  • Larval dynamics

  • Population dynamics

  • Sources of mortality

  • Harvest of wild populations

  • Mariculture and population enhancement

  • Management and conservation

  • Conclusions