Genaro Diarte-Plata

Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Dr. Genaro Diarte-Plata is the Level 1 of SNI-CONACyT Mexico and an Aquaculture biologist at the Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa, Mexico. He received his master's degree in Natural Resources and Environment from the Instituto Politécnico Nacional (CIIDIR-Sinaloa), Mexico, and his doctorate in Marine and Coastal Sciences from the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, Mexico. He currently works as full professor at the Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico and researcher of the Sinaloa System of Researchers and Technologists (SSIT-INAPI Sinaloa). He teaches Descriptive and Multivariate Statistics (Bachelor's level) and Aquaculture (Postgraduate level). His research focuses on mariculture, culture, and ecology of molluscs (bivalves, gastropods) and crustaceans. He has participated in 50 research projects, given 15 seminars and 300 presentations at international and national conferences, and written 8 book chapters and 31 indexed articles. He also acted as director of 15 Bachelor, 5 Masters, and 5 Doctorate thesis from various universities.

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This book is divided into five sections. The first section is about Biology and Ecology, and includes the following chapters: “Crustacean”, ”The robber crab Birgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767)”, “Scyllarid lobster biology and ecology”, “Management of the interaction and cannibalism of postlarvae and adults of the freshwater shrimp Cryphiops caementarius (Molina, 1782)”, “Bateman gradients and alternative mating strategies in a marine isopod”, and “The habitat types of freshwater prawns (Palaemonidae: Macrobrachium) with abbreviated larval development in Mesoamerica (Mexico, Guatemala & Belize)”. The second section, Fisheries, includes a chapter on the “Estimation of the maximum sustainable yield and the optimal fishing effort of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus, Rathbun 1896) of Laguna Madre, Tamaulipas, Mexico”. The third section, Genetics, covers “A comparison of genetic variation in two endemic thermal spring isopods, Thermosphaeroma thermophilum and T. milleri (Crustacea: Isopoda: Sphaeromatidae)”. In the fourth section, Diseases, the chapter is “Phage therapy for control of bacterial diseases of crustaceans”. The fifth section, Bioaccumulation, provides information on “Assessment of metal accumulation and bioaccumulation factor of some trace and heavy metals in freshwater prawn and crab”. The book can be used by students, professors, and researchers in areas related to biological sciences.

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