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Recent Advances and New Species in Aquaculture

Edited By: Ravi Fotedar and Bruce Phillips

397 pages, 14 colour plates, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | Aug 2011 | #182737 | ISBN-13: 9781405176644
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NHBS Price: £138.00 $174/€164 approx

About this book

This comprehensive, up-to-date text delivers the latest must-have information on species new to aquaculture and documents the most important technological innovations of the past decade.

Every aspect of the growing field has been addressed with coverage spanning recent technological development, new species, recent changes and global trends. More specifically, you will find information on the culture of species such as barramundi, cobia, dolphin fish, spiny lobsters, slipper lobsters, mud crabs, penaeid prawns, Nile tilapia, yellow king fish, abalone, sea cucumber and sea urchin, seaweed, ornamentals and Indian major carps, fugu, mud skippers, cephalopods and blue fin tuna.

The technological innovations and introduction of new species into aquaculture are critical to the evolution of the global aquaculture industry; an industry which is rapidly becoming one of the fastest growing in the world, having experienced huge advances across its many and diverse facets. "Recent Advances and New Species in Aquaculture" focuses explicitly on the ever-changing face of aquaculture, providing core scientific and commercially useful information on the remarkable growth in aquaculture production and in the advancement of new technological tools.

Written by many well respected international figures and drawn together and edited by Ravi Fotedar & Bruce Phillips, this exciting book is an essential purchase for anyone involved in or about to enter into the aquaculture industry. Libraries in all universities and research establishments where aquaculture, fish biology, aquatic and environmental sciences and fisheries are studied and taught will find this an important addition to their shelves.


Contents

Contributors
Abbreviations and acronyms
Preface
Acknowledgements

1 Recent Developments (Ravi Fotedar, Gopal Krishna, Uras Tantulo, Iain Mcgregor and Bruce Phillips)
2 A Global Review of Spiny Lobster Aquaculture (Bruce Phillips and Hirokazi Matsuda)
3 Slipper Lobsters (Manambrakat Vijayakumaran and Edakkepravan V. Radhakrishnan)
4 Mud Crab Aquaculture (Brian D. Paterson and David L. Mann)
5 Penaeid Prawns (Ngo Van Hai, Ravi Fotedar and Nguyen Van Hao)
6 Cobia Culture (Ravi Fotedar and Huynh Minh Sang)
7 Barramundi Aquaculture (Suresh Job)
8 Abalone Culture (Mark Allsopp, Fabiola Lafarga-De la Cruz, Roberto Flores-Aguilar and Ellie Watts)
9 Seaweed Culture with Special Reference to Latin America (Julieta Munoz, Vivek Kumar and Ravi Fotedar)
10 Marine Ornamental Fish Culture (Suresh Job)
11 Tilapia (Luan Dinh Tran, Trung Van Dinh, Thoa Phu Ngo and Ravi Fotedar)
12 Carp Polyculture in India (Dilip Kumar)
13 Future Directions (Bruce Phillips, Ravi Fotedar, Jane Fewtrell and Simon Longbottom)

Index
Colour plate

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Biography

Ravi Fotedar and Bruce Phillips are based at Curtin University of Technology in Western Australia.

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