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Aquaculture Compendium

Comprehensive, encyclopedic resource for information on aquaculture

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Cover for Ranavirus infection in amphibians

Mass mortality of amphibians has occurred globally since at least the early 1990s from viral pathogens that are members of the genus Ranavirus,...

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Cover for Channa striata (snakehead murrel)

The striped snakehead (Channa striata) belongs to the family Channidae and is one of the best known piscivorous fish in South-East Asia (Wee, 1982)....

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Cover for Lates calcarifer (barramundi)

Lates calcarifer is cultured in South-East Asia and constitutes a gill-net and recreational fishery in Papua New Guinea and northern Australia. World...

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Cover for Farfantepenaeus subtilis (southern brown shrimp)

The southern brown shrimp, Farfantepenaeus subtilis, a marine and brackish-water shrimp species, is fished along the coasts of Honduras, Nicaragua,...

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Cover for Macrobrachium lamarrei (kuncho river prawn)

The kuncho river prawn, Macrobrachium lamarrei, is a small-sized freshwater prawn that has a restricted distribution, being confined to the Indian...

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Cover for Perca fluviatilis (perch)

For centuries, Perca fluviatilis, or the Eurasian perch, has been propagated by extensive culture, representing 2-5% of production in polyculture...

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The systematic position of the mussel species in India was deciphered by Kuriakose and Nair (1976). They observed that Mytilus spp. do not occur in...

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Cover for Gelidium spp.

Gelidium is a genus containing a number of economically important agar-containing seaweeds or agarophytes. Gelidium is currently harvested from wild...

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Cover for Helostoma temminckii (kissing gourami)

Helostoma temminckii is a highly valued food fish cultured in Thailand. It is also very popular in the aquarium trade due to its habit of sucking its...

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Cover for Macrocystis pyrifera (giant kelp)

The first use of Macrocystis pyrifera (giant kelp) on a large commercial basis was in California, USA for the purpose of producing potash (potassium...

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