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Finfish aquaculture diversification.

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This book contains 27 chapters on finfish aquaculture. The chapters were designated into four main topics: I. Aquaculture diversification an introduction (contains the first seven chapters namely: fish culture: achievements and challenges, fish culture: the rearing environment, fish culture: feeds and feeding, farmed species and their characteristics, considerations for the selection and commercialization of new or alternate species, a systematic market approach to species diversification: a French case, and the agribusiness approach), II. Finfish species description and biotechnical analysis (contains chapters 8 to 21 namely: quantitative approaches for identifying finfish species suited for sustainable and productive aquaculture, the sturgeons (Family: Acipenseridae), milkfish (Family: Chanidae), the catfish (Family: Ictaluridae), the salmonids (Family: Salmonidae), the codfishes (Family: Gadidae), the snooks (Family: Centropomidae), the temperate basses (Family: Moronidae), seabreams and porgies (Family: Sparidae), tilapia (Family: Cichlidae), drum-fish or croakers (Family: Sciaenidae), the wolffishes (Family: Anarhichadidae), the tunas (Family: Scombridae), the flatfishes (Order: Pleuronectiformes), respectively), III. Market and Economic Analysis (contains chapter 22 (marketing new species) and 23 (diversification pays: economic perspective on investments in diversified aquaculture)), and IV. Future perspectives (contains chapter 24 to 27 namely: offshore and recirculation technologies, valorization of aquaculture by-products, organic and ecolabelling, and the future of aquaculture: insights from economic theory). This book also contains an appendix and index.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Fish culture: achievements and challenges. Author(s): Jobling, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 33) Fish culture: the rearing environment. Author(s): Jobling, M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 61) Fish culture: feeds and feeding. Author(s): Jobling, M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 88) Farmed species and their characteristics. Author(s): Jobling, M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 100) Considerations for the selection and commercialization of new or alternate species. Author(s): François, N. R. le Otton, D. Werstink, G.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 115) A systematic market approach to species diversification: a French case study. Author(s): Suquet, M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 132) The agribusiness approach. Author(s): Otton, D. Dooley, L.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 147) Quantitative approaches for identifying finfish species suited for sustainable and productive aquaculture. Author(s): François, N. R. le Savoie, A. Blier, P. U.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 178) The sturgeons (family: Acipenseridae). Author(s): Litvak, M.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 200) Milkfish (family: Chanidae). Author(s): Lee ChengSheng Liu ChinFa
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 216) The catfish (family: Ictaluridae). Author(s): Silverstein, J. Hanson, T. Bosworth, B.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 234) The salmonids (family: Salmonidae). Author(s): Jobling, M. Arnesen, A. M. Benfey, T. Carter, C. Hardy, R. François, N. R. le O'Keefe, R. Koskela, J. Lamarre, S. G.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 290) The codfishes (family: Gadidae). Author(s): Björnsson, B. Litvak, M. Trippel, E. A. Suquet, M.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 323) The snooks (family: Centropomidae). Author(s): Carter, C. Glencross, B. Katersky, R. S. Bermudes, M.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 337) The temperate basses (family: Moronidae). Author(s): Jobling, M. Peruzzi, S. Woods, C.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 361) Seabreams and porgies (family: Sparidae). Author(s): Jobling, M. Peruzzi, S.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 374) Tilapia (family: Cichlidae). Author(s): Fitzsimmons, K. Watanabe, W. O.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 397) Drum-fish or croakers (family: Sciaenidae). Author(s): Lazo, J. P. Holt, J. G. Fauvel, C. Suquet, M. Quéméner, L.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 417) The wolffishes (family: Anarhichadidae). Author(s): François, N. R. le Tveiten, H. Halfyard, L. C. Foss, A.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 432) The tunas (Family: Scombridae). Author(s): Carter, C. Nowak, B. Clarke, S.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 450) The flatfishes (Order: Pleuronectiformes). Author(s): Imsland, A. K.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 499) Marketing new species. Author(s): Young, J. A.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 514) Diversification pays: economic perspectives on investment in diversified aquaculture. Author(s): Wilson, J. R. Archer, B.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 533) Offshore and recirculation technologies. Author(s): Langan, R. Couturier, M.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 546) Valorization of aquaculture by-products. Author(s): Blier, P. U. François, N. R. le
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 556) Organic and ecolabelling. Author(s): Young, J. A.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 567) The future of aquaculture: insights from economic theory. Author(s): Knapp, G.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Biodôme de Montréal, 4777 Avenue Pierre-Decoubertin, Montréal, Québec H1V 1B3, Canada.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2010
  • ISBN
  • 9781845934941
  • Record Number
  • 20103134907