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The enhancement of abalone stocks: lessons from Japanese case studies
The dramatic declines in abalone Haliotis spp. fishery production have been documented all over the world. Release of hatchery-reared juveniles into natural habitats has been considered as oneExpand
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Genetic effects of long-term stock enhancement programs.
Since the 1980s, there has been growing concern about the deleterious genetic effects of hatchery fish on wild populations. The general awareness of the loss of genetic variation in hatchery-producedExpand
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A review of kuruma prawn Penaeus japonicus stock enhancement in Japan
Abstract We reviewed the stock enhancement programme for kuruma prawns Penaeus japonicus in Japan. The annual catches of kuruma prawns for the whole of Japan have fluctuated between ∼1300 and 3700 tExpand
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Effect of Artemia feeding schedule and density on the survival and development of larval mud crab Scylla serrata.
: Two experiments were conducted to determine a suitable feeding schedule and the optimal density of Artemia nauplii on the survival and development of mud crab Scylla serrata larvae. The firstExpand
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Effects of temperature on the egg incubation period, survival and developmental period of larvae of the mud crab Scylla serrata (Forskål) (Brachyura: Portunidae) reared in the laboratory
Abstract This study examined effects of temperature on the egg incubation period, survival and developmental period of larvae of the mud crab Scylla serrata reared in the laboratory. Pre-matedExpand
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Batch fecundity of the swimming crab Portunus trituberculatus (Brachyura: Portunidae)
Abstract We assessed batch fecundity of the swimming cab Portunus trituberculatus for the purpose of seed production. Oocyte number and number and body size of first zoeas were examined for femalesExpand
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Identification of four mud crab species (genus Scylla) using ITS-1 and 16S rDNA markers
The first internal transcribed spacer (ITS-1) of nuclear ribosomal DNA and mitochondrial DNA 16S rRNA were amplified by Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) using genomic DNA extracted from adult tissueExpand
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Effect of temperature on survival and developmental period of coconut crab (Birgus latro) larvae reared in the laboratory
Abstract Populations of the coconut crab, Birgus latro , have been severely depleted on most inhabited islands throughout Indo-Pacific regions because of overharvesting and environmental degradation.Expand
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Essential fatty acids for larval mud crab Scylla serrata: implications of lack of the ability to bioconvert C18 unsaturated fatty acids to highly unsaturated fatty acids
Abstract This study was conducted to examine the effect of essential fatty acids (EFA) on the survival, development and bioconversion of fatty acids in mud crab Scylla serrata larvae. Mud crab larvaeExpand
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Response of natural phytoplankton assemblages to solar ultraviolet radiation (UV-B) in the coastal water, Japan
Variability in the effect of solar ultraviolet radiation (UV-B) on primary productivity of natural phytoplankton assemblages was examined in coastal water off Manazuru Harbor, Sagami Bay, centralExpand
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