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Aquaculture Compendium

Comprehensive, encyclopedic resource for information on aquaculture

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Cover for Salmo salar (Atlantic salmon)

The Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, is found throughout the northern Atlantic Ocean, in the rivers that flow into the north Atlantic and, due to human...

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Cover for Chanos chanos (milkfish)

The milkfish, Chanos chanos, is a warmwater teleost fish species, primarily marine but also frequenting estuaries and rivers. It is widespread...

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Cover for Rachycentron canadum (cobia)

The cobia (Rachycentron canadum) is a migratory pelagic fish, in its own family in the order Perciformes, native to tropical and subtropical seas of...

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Cover for Silurus glanis (wels catfish)

S. glanis is the largest-bodied European freshwater fish. Native to eastern Europe and western Asia it is now established in several countries to the...

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Paratrichodina Lom, 1963. These trichodinids are small and the body is shaped in a flat hemisphere. The denticles have well-developed rays and are...

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Cover for trichodinosis

Trichodinids are one of the most commonly encountered symbiont groups in the aquatic environment; however, much of the diversity of this and other...

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Cover for Callinectes sapidus (blue crab)

The blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, is of major interest to fisheries in the tropical and subtropical waters of the Western Atlantic. It supports...

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Cover for Litopenaeus setiferus (northern white shrimp)

Litopenaeus setiferus is a commercially valuable fishery species which is highly abundant throughout its range. It is fished along the Atlantic coast...

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Cover for Comparison trials between Oreochromis andersonii (Kafue Bream) and O. niloticus (imported species) under farm conditions in Zambia

There has been much discussion for many years over the most suitable tilapia species to use in aquaculture. It has been thought for many years that...

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Cover for Inland saline area shrimp and finfish farms

Aquaculture practices and projects have been on the increase in inland saline ecosystems and agroecosystems, especially since the mid-1990s. The...

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