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CABI Book Info

Aquaculture: an introductory text.

Book cover for Aquaculture: an introductory text.


The third edition of this book contains 9 chapters that define aquaculture, the different types of aquaculture systems, how to get started, maintaining water quality, disease prevention and control, reproduction, feeding and feed quality and some general and specific farm management procedures and techniques. Some black-and-white photographs illustrating the topics covered are also included. It is intended for undergraduate students and individuals or lay groups who might be interested in learning more about the topic and for graduate students who have had no prior courses on aquaculture.

Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) General overview of aquaculture. Author(s): Stickney, R. R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 57) Getting started. Author(s): Stickney, R. R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 68) Culture systems. Author(s): Stickney, R. R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 119) Understanding and maintaining water quality. Author(s): Stickney, R. R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 161) Diseases and parasites of aquaculture species. Author(s): Stickney, R. R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 189) Reproduction and early rearing. Author(s): Stickney, R. R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 238) Prepared feeds. Author(s): Stickney, R. R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 268) Aquatic animal nutrition. Author(s): Stickney, R. R.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 280) A pot-pourri of additional topics. Author(s): Stickney, R. R.