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Spiny Lobsters: Fisheries and Culture

Spiny Lobsters: Fisheries and Culture

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Spiny lobsters are among the world's most valuable and highlyprized seafoods, captured and marketed in over 90 countries. Demandfor spiny lobsters has escalated in the past two decades, spurringthe need both for better management and for research on which tobase that management.

Spiny lobster aquaculture, however, now appears to be a realpossibility, some countries have already approved the legislation,and it may be only a few years before this becomes the majorsource. The book opens with a brief review of the general biology,distribution, fishing techniques etc. but the major emphasis is onthe latest management strategies, developments in aquaculture,marketing and economics. A special feature of the book will bedetailed reviews of the spiny lobster fishery, research activitiesand marketing process in Japan, where customers are willing to paymore than US$50 per pound for live lobsters.

Spiny lobsters are among the world's most valuable and highlyprized seafoods, captured and marketed in over 90 countries. Demandfor spiny lobsters has escalated in the past two decades, spurringthe need both for better management and for research on which tobase that management.

Spiny lobster aquaculture, however, now appears to be a realpossibility, some countries have already approved the legislation,and it may be only a few years before this becomes the majorsource. The book opens with a brief review of the general biology,distribution, fishing techniques etc. but the major emphasis is onthe latest management strategies, developments in aquaculture,marketing and economics. A special feature of the book will bedetailed reviews of the spiny lobster fishery, research activitiesand marketing process in Japan, where customers are willing to paymore than US$50 per pound for live lobsters.

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Publish date: Apr 30, 2008
Added to Scribd: Jul 13, 2013
Copyright:Traditional Copyright: All rights reservedISBN:9780470698259
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