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Biology of Farmed Fish

Series: Sheffield Biological Sciences Series Volume: 1

Edited By: Kenneth D Black and Alan D Pickering

415 pages, Illus, figs

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #90125 | ISBN: 1850758778
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NHBS Price: £150.00 $190/€176 approx

About this book

Considers the biology underlying fish culture, focusing on developments over the past decade. Chapters draw on examples from a range of species around the world, and take a generic approach.

Extremely well presented.... Lives up to its claim to be a landmark volume... Certainly provides a convenient point of access to the primary literature - Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries


Contents

Reproduction; Early life stages of farmed fish; Feeding and nutrition in intensive fish farming; Current aspects of lipid nutrition in fish farming; Parasites of farmed fish; Immune defence systems; Stress responses of farmed fish; Manipulating fish behaviour; The environmental interactions associated with fish culture; Genetic manipulation of farmed fish; Molecular markers and the genetic management of farmed fish; Warm-water farmed species; References; Appendix; Index.

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