By Didier Montet, R.C. Ray
Aquaculture is at the moment one of many quickest starting to be construction sectors on this planet. It now bills for almost part (45%) of the world�s foodstuff fish (which refers to construction of aquatic animals: fish, crustaceans, molluscs, amphibians) and this raise is predicted to arrive 50% in 2015. Genetic engineering and biotechnology have contributed drastically to this box. the main frequent tools in fish biotechnology are chromosome manipulation and hormone remedy that are used to provide triploid, tetraploid, haploid, gynogenetic and androgenetic fish.
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