|Appears in Collections:||Aquaculture Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Selection for larval freshwater tolerance in Macrobrachium nipponense (de Haan)|
|Authors:||Wong, Joseph T Y|
|Citation:||Wong JTY & McAndrew B (1990) Selection for larval freshwater tolerance in Macrobrachium nipponense (de Haan), Aquaculture, 88 (2), pp. 151-156.|
|Abstract:||A selective breeding experiment was undertaken to produce a totally freshwater strain of Macrobrachium nipponense with freshwater tolerant larval stages. Selection for this trait increased survival by 50% in two families over three generations (). The heritability of larval freshwater tolerance (LFT) was determined by using a threshold model based on two phenotypic classes (live or dead). Heritability was estimated as response to selection over three generations for each of three different families used in the study. The average heritability over all families and all generations was 0.24±0.065 and is indicative of the genetic response obtained in this experiment and not an estimate for the species. This work shows the potential for the selection of totally freshwater strains of this and other Macrobrachium species for aquaculture.|
|Rights:||The publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository. Please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study.|
|Affiliation:||University of Oxford|
|WongMcAndrew_Aquaculture_1990.pdf||468.04 kB||Adobe PDF||Under Embargo until 31/12/2999 Request a copy|
Note: If any of the files in this item are currently embargoed, you can request a copy directly from the author by clicking the padlock icon above. However, this facility is dependant on the depositor still being contactable at their original email address.
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.