544 pages, Col photos, figs
Reviews the current and potential future situation concerning the major exploited marine fish species, such as cod, haddock, hake, wolf-fish, halibut, turbot and sole. Fish culture is probably the only way of solving the problem and this book, based on years of pioneering research, covers the biology, nutrition, culture techniques, production, diseases and the maintenance of health, stock enhancement in capture fisheries and sea ranching. The final chapter of the book is devoted to financial, economic and market analysis.
History of marine fish culture; Abiotic factors; Broad stock and egg production; From fertilisation to first feeding; First feeding; Living food technology; Weaning and nursery; Ongrowing to market size; Microbial interactions, prophylaxis and diseases; Individual species (turbot, halibut, sole, cod, wolffish, hake); Marine stock enhancement and sea ranching; Financial, economic and market analysis.
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E. Moksness is based at the Institute of Marine Research, Flodevigen Marine Research Station, His, Norway. E. Kjorsvik is at the Department of Biology, Brattora Research Center, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. Y. Olsen is at the Trondheim Biological Station, Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.