Covering every aspect of farming this species, from current research to development and commercial practice, this new edition expands and updates upon the previous edition, now widely viewed as a landmark publication in the field. The team of editors, led by New and Valenti, have gathered contributions from the world's leading experts to provide farm personnel, business managers and researchers, invertebrate, freshwater and crustacean biologists with an essential resource.
Freshwater Prawns: Biology and farming is an updated and expanded version of the book published a decade ago ... The book should prove to be a valuable source of reference for all those interested in the culture of freshwater prawns, and there is also much information that could be incorporated into aquaculture courses designed for college and university students. (Aquaculture International, 26 July 2011) "In conclusion, this comprehensive review is certainly useful for students, farmers, researchers, and all those in search for any subject related to freshwater prawn culture. Given the good coverage of all the subjects, in a well explained manner, this book will be beneficial for beginners and can clarify doubts of experienced farmers and biologists. Surely this beautifully bound book will be an asset to your scientific libraries!." (Journal of Crustaceana, 1 July 2011) "The comprehensive information presented in the book will be of immense use to those involved in the culture and trade of freshwater prawns, prawn farm personnel, business managers and researchers." (INFOFISH International, 1 February 2010) "Coverage encompasses biology and taxonomy; hatchery and grow-out culture systems; nutrition, feeds, and feeding; genetics; size management; commercial developments around the world; post-harvest handling and processing; marketing and preparation for consumption; economics and business management; and sustainability. … For prawn farm personnel, business managers, and researchers." (Book News, December 2009)
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