Studies on Large Branchiopod Biology and Aquaculture by Denton BelkStudies on Large Branchiopod Biology and Aquaculture by Denton Belk

Studies on Large Branchiopod Biology and Aquaculture

byDenton BelkEditorHenri J. Dumont, N. Munuswamy

Paperback | October 13, 2012

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This book contains a collection of papers dealing with various aspects of the biology and aquaculture of the large branchiopod crustacea; the Anostraca, Conchostraca, and Notostraca. Included are many of the papers presented at the Second International Large Branchiopod Symposium convened in Ulm, Germany, 30 July--3 August 1993. Additional manuscripts contributed by colleagues who were unable to attend are also included. A special feature of this volume is a checklist of the Anostraca, including information on distribution, location of type material, taxonomic problems, and literature references.
Title:Studies on Large Branchiopod Biology and AquacultureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pagesPublished:October 13, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401054886

ISBN - 13:9789401054881

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1. Aquaculture.- The growth rate and growth efficiency of Streptocephalus macrourus (Crustacea, Anostraca) cultured on microalgae.- Culturing artemia (Tuticorin strain) in organic and agricultural wastes at different salinities.- A rapid, non-stressing technique for measuring growth in Anostraca and other delicate, medium-sized aquatic invertebrates.- Observations on temperature optimum, cyst production, and survival of Streptocephalus proboscideus (Frauenfeld, 1873) (Crustacea: Anostraca), fed different diets.- A model for growth of Artemia franciscana cultures based on food ration-dependent gross growth efficiencies.- 2. Ecology.- Some aspects of Artemia biology affected by cestode parasitism.- Life history and interspecies relationships of Chirocephalus diaphanus Prévost and Tanymastix stagnalis (L.), (Crustacea, Anostraca) inhabiting a group of mountain ponds in Latium, Italy.- Influence of temperature on hatching of eggs of Lepidurus couesii (Crustacea, Notostraca).- Indirect effects of the fairy shrimp, Branchipus schaefferi and two ostracod species on Bacillus thuringiensis var Israelensis-induced mortality in mosquito larvae.- The biology of Tanymastix stagnalis (L.) and its survival in large and small temporary water bodies in Ireland.- Why only one of two common Central Texas Anostraca atop Enchanced Rock?.- Natural growth and reproduction in Triops granarius (Lucas) (Crustacea: Notostraca).- Physical and chemical characteristics and phyllopod fauna of temporary pools in north-eastern Natal, Republic of South Africa.- Life history adaptations of phyllopods in response to predators, vegetation, and habitat duration in north-eastern Natal.- Multispecies coexistence of branchiopods (Anostraca, Notostraca & Spinicaudata) in temporary ponds of Chaouia plain (western Morocco): sympatry or syntopy between usually allopatric species.- Factors affecting contributions of the tadpole shrimp, Lepidurus packardi, to its oversummering egg reserves.- Uptake of lead, cadmium and zinc by the fairy shrimp, Branchinecta longiantenna (Crustacea: Anostraca).- 3. Genetics.- Genetic characterization and intra-generic relationships of Artemia monica Verrill and A. urmiana Günther.- Sex ratio variation in female-biased populations of Notostracans.- Characterizing bisexual Artemia populations by isoelectric focusing.- 4. Morphology.- The filtration apparatus of Anostraca (Crustacea): species-specific setulation in the genus Streptocephalus.- Structural differences between the cyst walls of Streptocephalus dichotomus (Baird), S. torvicornis (Waga), and Thamnocephalus platyurus (Packard) (Crustacea: Anostraca), and a comparison with other genera and species.- 5. Taxonomy and geographic distribution.- Distribution and morphological variation ofStreptocephalus torvicornis (Waga, 1842) in Northern Africa.- Distribution of species of Anostraca, Notostraca, Spinicaudata, and Laevicaudata in Mexico.- Branchipus cortesi n.sp.: a new anostracan from western Spain (Crustacea: Branchiopoda).- A note on the genus Artemia in Algeria.- The geographical distribution of Triops australiensis (Crustacea: Notostraca) in Australia: a biogeoclimatic analysis.- Branchiopods (non-cladocerans) of the Maltese Islands (central Mediterranean).- Resting eggs of Anostraca, Notostraca and Spinicaudata (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) occurring in France: identification and taxonomical value.- The fairy shrimp Chirocephalus brevipalpis (Orghidan, 1953), (Crustacea: Anostraca) in Yugoslavia.- On the Anostraca (Crustacea) of Yugoslavia.- A review of the Conchostraca (Crustacea) of Yugoslavia.