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Conservation of the genetic resources of fish

Expert Consultation on the Genetic Resources of Fish (1980 Rome)

Conservation of the genetic resources of fish

problems and recommendations ; report of the Expert Consultation on the Genetic Resources of Fish, Rome, 9-13 June 1980

by Expert Consultation on the Genetic Resources of Fish (1980 Rome)

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fishery management -- Congresses,
  • Fishes -- Genetics -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesFAO fisheries technical paper -- no. 217, FAO fisheries technical paper -- no. 217
    ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 43 p. :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14438805M

    Forest genetic resources represent the genetic diversity contained in the thousands of species of forest trees on the earth. their conservation is a set of activities and strategies, which are This volume explores the genetic evaluation for a number of orders, families and species of Neotropical fishes, and provides an overview on genetic resources and diversity and their relationships with fish domestication, breeding, and food ://

    A key challenge, however, is achieving compatibility between the two urgent, but sometimes conflicting, goals of reducing poverty and food insecurity in Africa through aquaculture development while paying due attention to the conservation of natural biodiversity and fish genetic resources (FiGR).   Genetic variation is an important aspect of the genetic makeup of managed fish stocks. The long-term utility of genetic variation is to give populations the ability to adapt to changing environments. The genetic diversity in a popula-tion is a finite resource that can be used up. Humans can intentionally

    As the human population increases and nations become more industrialized, the habitat and water quality required for the survival of fish continues to decline. In addition to these environmental factors, fish populations are directly or potentially affected by harvesting, enhancement programs  › Biomedical Sciences › Human Genetics. Over exploitation, habitat destruction, introduction of exotic species and pollution has led to the loss of native germplasm. Biodiversity conservation is very important to preserve species and also to safeguard the local interest and the cultural attachment of people to certain species. Several species from India are already extinct and many are endangered, threatened or listed in diff erent


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1. INTRODUCTION Historical Background of International Action. The need for conservation of fish genetic resources has been recognized by fishery scientists and aquaculturists for some time, especially in relation to overfishing of natural stock, the effects of large-scale alterations to river systems, and domestication of species through The first book of its kind in the area of freshwater/marine biodiversity, this extensive work reviews the present status of genetic resource management, its needs and constraints, various intervening human factors such as pollution and overfishing, and problems posed by different species and ://   2.

LEVELS AND METHODS OF GENETIC RESOURCE PRESERVATION IN FISH. From the point of view of the preservation of the genetic resources of fish, four main levels of concern and strategy can be identified (Table 1): (1) oceanic systems, (2) continental waters (both fresh and marine), (3) aquaculture and (4) stock enhancement Get this from a library.

Conservation of the genetic resources of fish: problems and recommendations. [United Nations Environment Programme.; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.;] -- Verslag van de deskundigen-consultatie over genetische hulpbronnen bij vis, junite Rome. Overwegingen worden gegeven omtrent welk niveau van genetische variatie in vispopulaties   APPENDIX 3 Proposal for a Programme of Education on Genetic Conservation for Aquatic Resources.

An international programme is needed for education and to provide baseline information from which to evaluate the diversity and vulnerability of genetic resources in   As pointed out in the report of the FAO Ad hoc Working Party on Genetic Resources of Fish (FAO, ) this integration allows both an improvement of stocks and a contribution to the knowledge of the genetic control of the production characters.

Aids in the conservation of stocks, strains, species and other genetic groups. Artificial   A general view of the effects of inbreeding and its relationship to Conservation of the genetic resources of fish book conservation of genetic resources can be found in Soule () and is treated more extensively by Frankel and Soule ().

Quoting from the former: “A survey of inbreeding experiments leads to the generalization that increasing the inbreeding coefficient by 10 percent Conservation Genetics Resources promotes the conservation of genetic diversity and advances the study of conservation genetics by providing rapid publication of technical papers and reviews on methodological innovations or improvements, computer programs, and genomic resources, as well as on the practical application of these resources towards the development of effective conservation policy In this context, the present book provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of conservation and utilization of horticultural genetic resources, addressing contemporary approaches to conservation in connection with different technologies, including biotechnological approaches as practised in India and in some cases, ://   We will survey the wild genetic resources for one of the world's most significant aquaculture species (tilapias of the genus Oreochromis) in a particular hotspot of diversity (Tanzania), where native stocks are being heavily impacted by widespread introduction of exotic Nile Tilapia strains, and contaminants such as spotted tilapia (Oreochromis leucostictus).

The discussion on conservation of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture (PGRFA), however, has to reflect the costs of conservation as well. These have not yet been discussed intensively. The study analyzes the conservation costs of plant genetic resources; it also assesses the effectiveness of conservation and the efficiency of the Selective Breeding in Fish and Conservation of Genetic Resources for Aquaculture CE Lind, RW Ponzoni, NH Nguyen and HL Khaw The WorldFish Center, Penang, Malaysia Content To satisfy increasing demands for fish as food, progress must occur In Conservation of Fish and Shellfish Resources, Increasing the Effort.

Management and conservation of the genetic resources of aquatic animals should encompass a greater number of species. Conservation of aquatic animal genetic resources does not receive adequate attention in resource management :// Genetic Applications in the Conservation of Neotropical Freshwater Fish Chapter (PDF Available) April with Reads How we measure 'reads' The aim of this book is to systematize and discuss population genetic studies of freshwater fish in a region that harbors the greatest diversity of species among all inland water ecosystems.

This volume explores the genetic evaluation for a number of orders, families and species of  › Life Sciences › Animal Sciences. Conservation of biological diversity and sustainable use of its components came into the limelight in (United Nations Conference on Human Environment; Stockholm).

InUNEP identified conservation of biodiversity as a priority area, hence there was need to get the legal mandate for conservation of world :// This book is intended to give insight into the issues of the utilisation and conservation of farm animal genetic resources towards a broad group of readers interested in these subjects.

The insight is presented as applications of population, molecular and quantitative genetics that can be used to take appropriate decisions in utilisation and   Abstract. South American rivers contain the most diverse, but also one of the more poorly known, freshwater fish faunas of the world.

While significant progress is being made on understanding the systematics and taxonomy of Neotropical fish groups (Malabarba et al. ), much information of critical utility to management is yet unknown about the genetics of Neotropical fish :// In Conservation of Fish and Shellfish Resources, Insufficient Attention.

Aquatic animal genetic resources have not received adequate consideration in resource management. A British symposium on Biology and Conservation of Rare Fish (Wheeler & Sutcliffe, ) found it necessary to resolve inter alia to “draw the attention of national and international bodies to the urgent need to give Conservation and the Genetics of Populations gives a comprehensive overview of the essential background, concepts, and tools needed to understand how genetic information can be used to conserve species threatened with extinction, and to manage species of ecological or commercial importance.

New molecular techniques, statistical methods, and. Ex situ conservation literally means, "off-site conservation".It is the process of protecting an endangered species, variety or breed, of plant or animal outside its natural habitat; for example, by removing part of the population from a threatened habitat and placing it in a new location, which may be a wild area or within the care of humans.

The degree to which humans control or modify the Loss of biodiversity is among the greatest problems facing the world today. Conservation and the Genetics of Populations gives a comprehensive overview of the essential background, concepts, and tools needed to understand how genetic information can be used to conserve species threatened with extinction, and to manage species of ecological or commercial ://+and+the.During this meeting we limited our discussion to salmonid fishes.

However, the general conclusions about the factors that affect the population dynamics of fish stocks and the technical aspects concerning the preservation of germ plasm will be applicable to other fish ://