Endocrine Factors Regulating Crustacean Reproductive Maturation

  • Lei Liu
  • Hans Laufer
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Abstract

Crustaceans including shrimp, crab and lobster are major marine resources with a high commercial value. The U.S. alone imports more than $2 billion worth of shrimp annually. Aquaculture will serve as an important supplement to commercial shrimp fishing for domestic shrimp consumption. Actually, shrimp farming has grown into a $4 billion industry worldwide.

Keywords

Shrimp Farming Spider Crab Pyroglutamic Acid Pacific White Shrimp Crustacean Hyperglycemic Hormone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lei Liu
    • 1
  • Hans Laufer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Molecular and Cell BiologyUniversity of ConnecticutUSA

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