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Evaluation of Closed-Containment Technologies for Saltwater Salmon Aquaculture

By: E Michael P Chadwick (Editor), G Jay Parsons (Editor), Boumy Sayavong (Editor)

160 pages, b/w photos, colour & b/w illustrations, tables, inlcudes CD-ROM

NRC Research Press

Paperback | Jan 2010 | #210292 | ISBN-13: 9780660199689
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NHBS Price: £43.99 $54/€50 approx

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Evaluation of Closed-Containment Technologies for Saltwater Salmon Aquaculture informs proponents and opponents of saltwater salmon aquaculture of the current state of closed-containment technologies to restrict and control interactions between farmed fish and the external aquatic environment. In addition to an introductory chapter, there are six chapters written by renowned experts, including a review of past experiences and 42 case studies from around the world, reviews of biological and animal health requirements for commercial-scale rearing of salmon, a review of engineering designs for floating systems and a review of the five types of production system available for rearing of Atlantic salmon.

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