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Marine Fish Culture

By: John W Tucker

760 pages, B/w photos, 50 line illus, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #52775 | ISBN: 0412071517
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About this book

A comprehensive reference and textbook covering all the major topics necessary for raising marine fish. Information on more than 870 species.

'It is written from a different perspective to many co-authored books on fish culture, particularly those out of Europe and has particular relevance to anyone interested in the culture of new or difficult tropical species.' Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 254 (2000)


Characteristics of marine fish; rearing environment; water source; water treatment; rearing units; obtaining animals; larval foods; compound diets; energetics; fish health; handling and transporting marine fish; culture of established and potential species - food fish; culture of established and potential species - bait fish; culture of established and potential species - ornamental fish; the future of marine fish culture. Appendix: conversion factors.

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