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Aquaculture

Covering all aspects of production of cultured aquatic species, including nutrition, genetics, reproduction, health, behaviour and welfare 

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Abstract

Growth is the most important economic trait in aquaculture. Improvements in growth-related traits can enhance production, reduce costs and time to produce market-size fish. Catfish is the major aquaculture species in the United States, accounting for 65% of the US finfish production. However, the...

Author(s)
Li Ning; Zhou Tao; Geng Xin; Jin YuLin; Wang XiaoZhu; Liu ShiKai; Xu XiaoYan; Gao DongYa; Li Qi; Liu ZhanJiang
Publisher
Springer Berlin
Publication
Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 2018, 293, 3, pp 587-599
Abstract

The establishment and in-depth characterization of a novel continuous cell line derived from fin tissue of common carp (Cyprinus carpio), CCApin, is reported. The cells of the cell line could be propagated in Leibovitz's L-15 medium containing 15% foetal calf serum and 0.5% carp serum for >150...

Author(s)
Rakers, S.; Ondrusch, A. K.; Gruening, M.; Adamek, M.; Moeckel, B.; Gebert, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. B, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 2018, 225, pp 1-12
Abstract

One of the challenges of sturgeon aquaculture is that sturgeon takes an extended amount of time to reach sexual maturity. The pattern of the protein expression in relation to the late maturity of sturgeon can help to better understand changes in sexual maturity. 17β-estradiol (E2), testosterone (T)...

Author(s)
Youneszadeh-Fashalami, M.; Salati, A. P.; Keyvanshokooh, S.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. D: Genomics & Proteomics, 2018, 27, pp 23-29
News Article

Researchers from Dartmouth College have developed a more sustainable feed for aquaculture by using a marine microalgal co-product as a feed...

Date
August 2018
CAB ReviewFull Text

Organic fertilizers (livestock manures and other agricultural wastes or by-products) and chemical fertilizers can be applied to aquaculture ponds to increase fish or shrimp production. Pond fertilization increases concentrations of nitrogen, phosphorus and other plant nutrients to stimulate...

Date
April 2018
Subjects
agricultural wastes; animal feeding; animal manures; animal nutrition; aquaculture; aquatic animals; aquatic organisms; aquatic plants; feeds; fertilizers; fish culture; nitrogen; organic fertilizers; phosphorus; photosynthesis; phytoplankton; plankton; pond culture; ponds; shellfish; shrimp culture; shrimps
Author(s)
Boyd, C. E.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Fish viruses and bacteria: pathobiology and protection.

This book contains 25 illustrated chapters that describe the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact of bacterial and viral diseases of fishes, including: Infectious...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.; Cipriano, R. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Miscellaneous

The 2016 edition of the state of world fisheries and aquaculture key function as a provider of informed, balanced and comprehensive analysis of global fisheries and aquaculture data and related issues are presented. This edition is divided into four parts (world overview, selected issues,...

Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Publication
FAO 2016. The state of world fisheries and aquaculture: contributing to food security and nutrition for all, 2016, pp ix + 190 pp.
AbstractFull Text

The present study was conducted to utilize water hyacinth compost as manure for rearing of rohu (Labeo rohita), fry. The experiment was conducted on L. rohita fry in FRP tanks (1.5×1.0×0.75 m), consisted of 5 treatments (T1, T2, T3, T4 and T5) with 3 replicates each. T1 (control) with 10,000 kg/ha...

Author(s)
Parveen Kumari; Abhed Pandey
Publisher
Dr P. R. Yadav
Publication
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2018, 21, 2, pp 1295-1300
AbstractFull Text

The experiment was conducted in the laboratory at Fisheries Research Station, JAU, Okha. Lactobacillus plantarum, Bacillus subtilis and two bacterial strains (P1 and P2) isolated from the gastrointestinal tract of Litopenaeus vannamei were grown in the MRS broth prepared in 34 ppt salinity marine...

Author(s)
Tank, P. R.; Vadher, K. H.; Patel, M. P.
Publisher
Dr P. R. Yadav
Publication
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2018, 21, 2, pp 1111-1113

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