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Aquaculture Biology and Ecology of Cultured Species

Series: CRC Revivals
By: Gilbert Barnabé(Editor)
403 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: CRC Press
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Originally published in 1994, this book is reissued as part of the CRC Revivals series.

This unique book introduces the biological and ecological basis of the production process in water, and the biology of cultured species. It bridges the gap between research data and aquaculture techniques, and covers problems arising in aquaculture production, such as filtering molluscs. It also introduced modern aspects of oceanography that are important for understanding the production process. Aquaculture: Biology and Ecology of Cultured Species starts with a section dedicated to the production of living material and matter in the aquatic environment. It then goes on to explore in detail the biological basis of mollusc, crustacean and fish cultures, and the reproduction and nutrition of bivalve molluscs. Also discussed are the intensive and extensive aquaculture producing processes in fresh and marine waters, and finally the pathology reared animals. Up-to-date data are provided and explained to the student using graphs and copious illustrations. The work is especially orientated toward the student reader and provides a comprehensive and authoritative text on the subject.


Part 1: The Production of Aquatic Organisms
1. The Aquatic Environment
2. The Production of Living Matter in the Aquatic Environment
3. Plankton Culture

Part 2: Mollusc Culture
1. Environment and Nutrition
2. Growth and Reserves
3. Reproduction in Molluscs

Part 3: Crustacean Farming
1. Crustacean Development
2. Moulting
3. Reproduction
4. Digestion in Crustaceans

Part 4: Biological Basis of Fish Culture
1. Background to Fish Culture
2. Fish Nutrition
3. Fish Reproduction
4. Hatchery Rearing of the Early Stages
5. Extensive Culture of Fish in Ponds
6. On Growing Fish in Intensive Systems

Part 5: Aquaculture Diseases
1. Diseases in Aquaculture

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Series: CRC Revivals
By: Gilbert Barnabé(Editor)
403 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: CRC Press
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