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Responsible Marine Aquaculture

Responsible Marine Aquaculture

Edited by R R Stickney, Texas A&M University, USA, J McVey, National Sea Grant Program, Maryland, USA

June 2002 / Hardback / 416 Pages / 9780851996042 £117.50 / €150.50 / $224.50
With 10% online discount: £105.75 / €135.45 / $202.05
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With the expansion of the world aquaculture industry, there has been increasing concern over sustainability and environmental impact. This book addresses this topical issue, concentrating on marine aquaculture. Chapters have been developed from a meeting of the World Aquaculture Society in January 2001, and additional contributions have also been commissioned. This work has sections that focus on:Minimal net utilization of natural resources, Production of healthy products for food, Appropriate regulations and policies, Environmental impact and pollution from aquaculture, along with Case studies from various geographical settings, including North and Latin America, Asia and the Pacific

  • 1: Management of Marine Aquaculture : The Sustainability Challenge
  • 2: Marine Mammals and Aquaculture: Conflicts and Potential Resolutions
  • 3: Recreational Fishing and Aquaculture: Throwing a Line in the Pond
  • 4: Aquaculture: Opportunity or Threat to Traditional Capture Fishermen?
  • 5: Advances in Marine Stock Enhancement: Shifting Emphasis to Theory and Accountability
  • 6: Aquatic Polyculture and Balanced Ecosystem Management: New Paradigms for Seafood Production
  • 7: The Role of Marine Aquaculture Facilities as Habitat and Ecosystems
  • 8: Mangroves and Coastal Aquaculture
  • 9: Environmental Effects Associated with Marine Netpen Waste with Emphasis on Salmon Farming in the Pacific Northwest
  • 10: Issues Associated with Nonindigenous Species in Marine Aquaculture
  • 11: Genetic Changes in Marine Aquaculture Species and the Potential for Impacts on Natural Resources
  • 12: What Role Does Genetics Play in Responsible Aquaculture?
  • 13: Understanding the Interaction of Extractive and Fed Aquaculture Using Ecosystem Modeling
  • 14: Shrimp Farm Effluents
  • 15: Fish Meal: Historical Uses, Production Trends, and Future Outlook for Sustainable Supplies
  • 16: The Use of Wild-caught Juveniles in Coastal Aquaculture: A Responsible Method for Coral Reef Fishes
  • 17: Contending with Criticism: Sensible Responses in an Age of Advocacy

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