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CABI Book Chapter

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 9 (Page no: 280)

A pot-pourri of additional topics.

This chapter describes harvesting and some other topics that have not been covered in detail, which are still associated with aquaculture and integral to the discipline. Included are live-hauling, anaesthesia, fee-fishing, processing, marketing, recreational fishing, bait species and other topics. The future of aquaculture is also discussed.

Other chapters from this book

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 details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781786390097
  • Record Number
  • 20163371283