Genetics Manual Available
by Sea Grant Staff
Genetic Guidelines for Fisheries Managers by A.R. Kapuscinski and L.D. Jacobson has been reprinted. This 66-page manual explains the issues and techniques important to conserving genetic variety in fishes. line art of a troutGenetic diversity is essential for the long-term health of fishery resources. The manual is intended as a guide for professionals; it is also suitable for college courses.
- the importance of managing genetic resources
- biological principles of fish genetics
- genetic tools and their application to fish populations
- genetic issues in fisheries management.