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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...


Chapter 2 (Page no: 57)

Getting started.

This chapter describes the business planning and other factors to be considered before starting an aquaculture facility, with emphasis on water type, quality and management.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) General overview of aquaculture. 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.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781786390097
  • Record Number
  • 20163371276