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Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement

Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Harry V. Daniels,Wade O. Watanabe
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Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement by Harry V. Daniels,Wade O. Watanabe Summary

Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement is a key reference on culture methods, offering both practical applications and essential biological information. Throughout the text, the culture and stock enhancement issues are treated simultaneously, integrating these two perspectives. By looking to the outcomes of hatchery culture methods, including the economics and fish behavior, Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement is a valuable tool in making management decisions. With chapters on disease diagnosis and treatment, culture methods for a number of specific species, and the use of flatfish as model organisms in laboratory settings, Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement comprehensively covers the subject of culture and stock enhancement. The book is especially useful for aquaculture professionals, industry personnel, researchers, biologists, and aquaculture and fisheries management students.

Flatfishes

Flatfishes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robin N. Gibson,Richard D.M. Nash,Audrey J. Geffen,Henk W. Van der Veer
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118501179
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Flatfishes by Robin N. Gibson,Richard D.M. Nash,Audrey J. Geffen,Henk W. Van der Veer Summary

Fascinating and instantly recognizable, flatfishes are unique in their asymmetric postlarval body form. With over 800 extant species recognized and a distribution stretching around the globe, these fishes are of considerable research interest and provide a major contribution to commercial and recreational fisheries worldwide. This second edition of Flatfishes: Biology and Exploitation has been completely revised, updated and enlarged to respond to the ever-growing body of research. It provides: • Overviews of systematics, distribution, life history strategies, reproduction, recruitment, ecology and behaviour • Descriptions of the major fisheries and their management • An assessment of the synergies between ecological and aquaculture research of flatfishes. Carefully compiled and edited by four internationally-known scientists and with chapters written by many world leaders in the field, this excellent new edition of a very popular and successful book is essential reading for fish biologists, fisheries scientists, marine biologists, aquaculture personnel, ecologists, environmental scientists, and government workers in fisheries and fish and wildlife departments. Flatfishes: Biology and Exploitation, Second Edition, should be found in all libraries of research establishments and universities where life sciences, fish biology, fisheries, aquaculture, marine sciences, oceanography, ecology and environmental sciences are studied and taught. Reviews of the First Edition • A solid, up-to-date book that advanced students and research scientists with interests in fish biology will find interesting and useful. Aquaculture International • A data-rich book that outlines much of what you might ever want to know about flatfishes. Fish & Fisheries • Well presented with clear illustrations and a valuable source of information for those with a general interest in fish ecology or for the more specialist reader. You should make sure that your library has a copy. J Fish Biology • An excellent and very practical overview of the whole, global flatfish scene. Anyone interested in flatfish at whichever stage of the economic food chain should invest in a copy immediately. Ausmarine • Because of the high quality of each chapter, written by international experts, it is a valuable reference. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries

The History of Aquaculture

The History of Aquaculture Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Colin Nash
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The History of Aquaculture by Colin Nash Summary

Aquaculture has become of the fastest growing segments of agriculture around the world, but until recently many people have been unaware of its existence. The practice of raising fish is centuries old with a rich history of techniques and scientific advances. The History of Aquaculture traces the development of fish farming from its ancient roots to the technologically advanced methods of today. The History of Aquaculture is a comprehensive history of captive fish production from its small scale prehistoric roots through to the large-scale industrialized practices of today. Thirteen chapters take readers chronologically through the evolution of this important discipline. Chapters cover key periods of advancement and trace changes in the field from subsistence fish farming in the Middle Ages through the efforts to build global capacity for fish production to meet the needs of the world's ever growing population. Informative and engaging, The History of Aquaculture will broadly appeal to aquaculture scientists, researchers, professionals, and students. Special Features: Comprehensive history of advances in aquaculture production from prehistoric origins to industrialized practices Written by a revered scientists with decades of experience working in the aquaculture field Engaging and informative it will broadly appeal to individuals involved in all facets of aquaculture

Stock Enhancement and Sea Ranching

Stock Enhancement and Sea Ranching Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kenneth M. Leber,Shuichi Kitada,H. L. Blankenship,Terje Svasand
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Stock Enhancement and Sea Ranching by Kenneth M. Leber,Shuichi Kitada,H. L. Blankenship,Terje Svasand Summary

The collapse of many of the World’s fisheries continues to be of major concern and the enhancement of fish stocks through techniques such as ranching is of huge importance and interest across the globe. This important book, which contains fully peer reviewed and carefully edited papers from the 2nd International Symposium in Stock Enhancement and Sea Ranching is broadly divided into sections covering the following areas: The present situation of stock enhancement Seed quality and techniques for effective stocking Health management of hatchery stocks Methods for evaluating stocking effectiveness Population management in stock enhancement and sea ranching Management of stocked populations Ecological interactions with wild stocks Genetic management of hatchery and wild stocks Socio-economics of stock enhancement Case studies Stock Enhancement and Sea Ranching has been written and edited by some of the world’s foremost authorities in fisheries science and related areas and is essential reading for all fisheries scientists throughout the World. Fish biologists, marine and aquatic scientists, environmental biologists, ecologists, conservationists, aquaculture personnel and oceanographers will all find much of use and interest within this book. All libraries within universities and research establishments where these subjects are studied and taught should have copies of this book on their shelves.

Aquaculture in China

Aquaculture in China Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jian-Fang Gui,Qisheng Tang,Zhongjie Li,Jiashou Liu,Sena S. De Silva
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
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Aquaculture in China by Jian-Fang Gui,Qisheng Tang,Zhongjie Li,Jiashou Liu,Sena S. De Silva Summary

Fish have been a major component of our diet and it has been suggested that fish/seafood consumption contributed to the development of the human brain, and this together with the acquisition of bipedalism, perhaps made us what we are. In the modern context global fish consumption is increasing. However, unlike our other staples, until a few years back the greater proportion of our fish supplies were of a hunted origin. This scenario is changing and a greater proportion of fish we consume now is of farmed origin. Aquaculture, the farming of waters, is thought to have originated in China, many millennia ago. Nevertheless, it transformed into a major food sector only since the second half of the last century, and continues to forge ahead, primarily in the developing world. China leads the global aquaculture production in volume, in the number of species that are farmed, and have contributed immensely to transforming the practices from an art to a science. This book attempts to capture some of the key elements and practices that have contributed to the success of Chinese aquaculture. The book entails contributions from over 100 leading experts in China, and provides insights into some aquaculture practices that are little known to the rest of the world. This book will be essential reading for aquaculturists, practitioners, researchers and students, and planners and developers.

Fish Pathology

Fish Pathology Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ronald J. Roberts
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118222962
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Fish Pathology by Ronald J. Roberts Summary

Fish Pathology is the definitive, classic and essential bookon the subject, providing in-depth coverage across all majoraspects of fish pathology. This new, fully updated and expanded fourth edition builds uponthe success of the previous editions which have made FishPathology the best known and most respected book in the field,worldwide.Commencing with a chapter covering the aquaticenvironment, the book provides comprehensive details of the anatomyand physiology of teleosts, pathophysiology and sytematicphysiology, immunology, neoplasia, virology, parasitology,bacteriology, mycology, nutritional pathology and othernon-infectious diseases. A final chapter provides extremely usefuldetails of the most widely-used and trusted laboratory methods inthe area. Much new infomation is included in this new edition,including enhanced coverage of any diseases which have becomecommercially significant since publication of the previousedition Beautifully illustrated in full colour throughout with manyexceptional photographs, Fish Pathology, Fourth Edition, isan essential purchase for fish pathologists, fish veterinarians,biologists, microbiologists and immunologists, including all thoseworking in diagnostic services worldwide. Personnel working in fishfarming and fisheries will also find much of great use and interestwithin the book's covers. All libraries in universities andresearch establishments where biological and veterinary sciencesare studied and taught should have copies of this landmarkpublication on their shelves.

Biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation in Tropical Islands

Biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation in Tropical Islands Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Chandrakasan Sivaperuman,A. Velmurugan,Awnindra Kumar Singh,I. Jaisankar
Editor: Academic Press
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Biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation in Tropical Islands by Chandrakasan Sivaperuman,A. Velmurugan,Awnindra Kumar Singh,I. Jaisankar Summary

Biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation in Tropical Islands provides comprehensive information on climate change, biodiversity, possible impacts, adaptation measures and policy challenges to help users rehabilitate and preserve the natural resources of tropical islands. While biodiversity and climate change of tropical islands has previously received less attention, it is ironically one of the most vulnerable regions in this regard. The core content of the work derives largely from the ideas and research output from various reputed scientists and experts who have recorded climate change impacts on aquatic and coastal life in tropical regions. Contributors have direct working experience with the tribes in some of the tropical islands. All of their expertise and information is compiled and presented in the work, including coverage related to climate change. This work highlights the ever-growing need to develop and apply strategies that optimize the use of natural resources, both on land and in water and judicious use of biodiversity. It functions as a critical resource on tropical island biodiversity for researchers, academicians, practitioners and policy makers in a variety of related disciplines. Covers a huge range of biodiversity documentation, conservation measures and strategies that can be applied to various sectors, from forests to agriculture Brings together expertise from researchers in the area who have direct experience in the regions described Contains a wealth of field research related to biodiversity conservation and its applications from a variety of tropical islands

Genomics in Aquaculture

Genomics in Aquaculture Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Simon A MacKenzie,Sissel Jentoft
Editor: Academic Press
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Genomics in Aquaculture by Simon A MacKenzie,Sissel Jentoft Summary

Genomics in Aquaculture is a concise, must-have reference that describes current advances within the field of genomics and their applications to aquaculture. Written in an accessible manner for anyone—non-specialists to experts alike—this book provides in-depth coverage of genomics spanning from genome sequencing, to transcriptomics and proteomics. It provides, for ease of learning, examples from key species most relevant to current intensive aquaculture practice. Its coverage of minority species that have a specific biological interest (e.g., Pleuronectiformes) makes this book useful for countries that are developing such species. It is a robust, practical resource that covers foundational, functional, and applied aspects of genomics in aquaculture, presenting the most current information in a field of research that is rapidly growing. Provides the latest scientific methods and technologies to maximize efficiencies for healthy fish production, with summary tables for quick reference Offers an extended glossary of technical and methodological terms to help readers better understand key biological concepts Describes state-of-the-art technologies, such as transcriptomics and epigenomics, currently under development for future perspective of the field Covers minority species that have a specific biological interest (e.g., Pleuronectiformes), making the book useful to countries developing such species

Selection and Breeding Programs in Aquaculture

Selection and Breeding Programs in Aquaculture Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Trygve Gjedrem
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Selection and Breeding Programs in Aquaculture by Trygve Gjedrem Summary

Although aquaculture as a biological production system has a long history, systematic and efficient breeding programs to improve economically important traits in the farmed species have rarely been utilized until recently, except for salmonid species. This means that the majority of aquaculture production (more than 90 %) is based on genetically unimproved stocks. In farm animals the situation is vastly different: practically no terrestrial farm production is based on genetically unimproved and undomesticated populations. This difference between aquaculture and livestock production is in spite of the fact that the basic elements of breeding theory are the same for fish and shellfish as for farm animals. One possible reason for the difference is the complexity of reproductive biology in aquatic species, and special consideration needs to be taken in the design of breeding plans for these species. Since 1971 AKVAFORSK, has continuously carried out large scale breeding research projects with salmonid species, and during the latest 15 years also with a number of fresh water and marine species. Results from this work and the results from other institutions around the world have brought forward considerable knowledge, which make the development of efficient breeding programs feasible. The genetic improvement obtained in selection programs for fish and shellfish is remarkable and much higher than what has been achieved in terrestrial farm animals.

On Food and Cooking

On Food and Cooking Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Harold McGee
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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On Food and Cooking by Harold McGee Summary

Harold McGee's On Food and Cooking is a kitchen classic. Hailed by Time magazine as "a minor masterpiece" when it first appeared in 1984, On Food and Cooking is the bible to which food lovers and professional chefs worldwide turn for an understanding of where our foods come from, what exactly they're made of, and how cooking transforms them into something new and delicious. Now, for its twentieth anniversary, Harold McGee has prepared a new, fully revised and updated edition of On Food and Cooking. He has rewritten the text almost completely, expanded it by two-thirds, and commissioned more than 100 new illustrations. As compulsively readable and engaging as ever, the new On Food and Cooking provides countless eye-opening insights into food, its preparation, and its enjoyment. On Food and Cooking pioneered the translation of technical food science into cook-friendly kitchen science and helped give birth to the inventive culinary movement known as "molecular gastronomy." Though other books have now been written about kitchen science, On Food and Cooking remains unmatched in the accuracy, clarity, and thoroughness of its explanations, and the intriguing way in which it blends science with the historical evolution of foods and cooking techniques. Among the major themes addressed throughout this new edition are: Traditional and modern methods of food production and their influences on food quality The great diversity of methods by which people in different places and times have prepared the same ingredients Tips for selecting the best ingredients and preparing them successfully The particular substances that give foods their flavors and that give us pleasure Our evolving knowledge of the health benefits and risks of foods On Food and Cooking is an invaluable and monumental compendium of basic information about ingredients, cooking methods, and the pleasures of eating. It will delight and fascinate anyone who has ever cooked, savored, or wondered about food.

Ecology of Salmonids in Estuaries around the World

Ecology of Salmonids in Estuaries around the World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Colin D. Levings
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Ecology of Salmonids in Estuaries around the World by Colin D. Levings Summary

Biologists have long marvelled at how anadromous salmonids – fish that pass from rivers into oceans and back – survive as they migrate between these two very different environments. Yet, relatively little is understood about what happens to salmonids in the estuaries where they make this transition from fresh to salt water. This book distills the current knowledge of how eighteen salmonid species around the world (including salmon, steelhead, char, and trout) are adapted to estuaries. It discusses why the waters where rivers and oceans meet are critical to salmonid survival and how these vital habitats can be preserved and recovered.

Improving Fish Stock Assessments

Improving Fish Stock Assessments Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Committee on Fish Stock Assessment Methods,Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources,Ocean Studies Board,Division on Earth and Life Studies,National Research Council
Editor: National Academies Press
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Improving Fish Stock Assessments by Committee on Fish Stock Assessment Methods,Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources,Ocean Studies Board,Division on Earth and Life Studies,National Research Council Summary

Ocean harvests have plateaued worldwide and many important commercial stocks have been depleted. This has caused great concern among scientists, fishery managers, the fishing community, and the public. This book evaluates the major models used for estimating the size and structure of marine fish populations (stock assessments) and changes in populations over time. It demonstrates how problems that may occur in fisheries data--for example underreporting or changes in the likelihood that fish can be caught with a given type of gear--can seriously degrade the quality of stock assessments. The volume makes recommendations for means to improve stock assessments and their use in fishery management.

Ecological Aquaculture

Ecological Aquaculture Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Barry A. Costa-Pierce
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405148667
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Ecological Aquaculture by Barry A. Costa-Pierce Summary

As the world's demand for food from aquatic environments continuesto increase, the importance of performing aquaculture in anenvironmentally responsible manner also increases. The aim of this important and thought-provoking book is tostimulate discussion among aquaculture's modern scientific,education and extension communities concerning the principles,practices and policies needed to develop ecologically and sociallysustainable aquaculture systems worldwide. EcologicalAquaculture provides fascinating and valuable insights intoprimitive (and often sustainable) culture systems, and ties theseto modern large-scale aquaculture systems. The book is edited, and authored to a considerable degree, byBarry Costa-Pierce who has assembled a team of some of the leadingthinkers in the field, providing information spanning a spectrum ofactivities from artisanal to high technology approaches toproducing aquatic organisms in a balanced andenvironmentally-friendly way. Ecological Aquaculture is an essential purchase for allaquaculture personnel involved in commercial, practical andresearch capacities. Libraries in research establishments anduniversities where aquaculture, biological, environmental andaquatic sciences are studied and taught should have copies of thisbook available on their shelves.

Aquaculture Perspective of Multi-Use Sites in the Open Ocean

Aquaculture Perspective of Multi-Use Sites in the Open Ocean Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bela H. Buck,Richard Langan
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Aquaculture Perspective of Multi-Use Sites in the Open Ocean by Bela H. Buck,Richard Langan Summary

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This volume addresses the potential for combining large-scale marine aquaculture of macroalgae, molluscs, crustaceans, and finfish, with offshore structures, primarily those associated with energy production, such as wind turbines and oil-drilling platforms. The volume offers a comprehensive overview and includes chapters on policy, science, engineering, and economic aspects to make this concept a reality. The compilation of chapters authored by internationally recognized researchers across the globe addresses the theoretical and practical aspects of multi-use, and presents case studies of research, development, and demonstration-scale installations in the US and EU.

Cage Aquaculture

Cage Aquaculture Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Malcolm C. M. Beveridge
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
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Cage Aquaculture by Malcolm C. M. Beveridge Summary

Since the first edition of this book, 17 years ago, aquaculture hasconsolidated its position as an important means of producing foodand as a contributor to global food security. Cage aquaculture toohas continued to expand apace. The third edition of this important,useful and well-received book maintains the original aim ofproviding a thorough synthesis of information on cages and cageaquaculture practices with data and examples encompassing all majorworld regions. Fully updated, the book’s comprehensive contents includedetails of the origin and principles of cage aquaculture and anoverview of its current position. Contents of the chaptersfollowing include key information on cage design and construction,site selection, environmental impacts and environmental capacity,management, and potential problems in cage aquaculture systems. Acomprehensive reference list and index are included to helpreaders. The volume is essential reading for all personnel involved infish and shellfish farms that use cages, and for all thoseembarking on a career in aquaculture. Cage manufacturers and otherssupplying the aquaculture trade will find much of commercial usewithin the book. All those involved in aquaculture research andequipment design should have a copy of this most useful book. Alllibraries in universities and research establishments whereaquaculture, environmental science, aquatic science, fish biologyand fisheries are studied and taught should have several copies ontheir shelves.