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Cover for Climate change and non-infectious fish disorders.

The current volume, entitled Climate Change and Non-infectious Fish Disorders (CCNFD) is the first of the two-volume set, and it focuses on the development, physiology and health of fish. CCNFD has 11 chapters organized into two parts. Chapters 1 and 2 (Part I) are mainly for aquatic biologists...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.; Iwama, G. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Feeding and its regulation.

This chapter discussed the effects of climate change, dissolved gases and pH, water currents, turbidity and light levels and contaminants on the feeding patterns and activity of fish such as habitat ranges and migration patterns as well as on tropic food webs and interactions, and ecosystem...

Author(s)
Volkoff, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquatic animal nutrition.

The significance of the different dietary components, including energy, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, on the growth and metabolism of cultured fish and shrimps are discussed.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The welfare of farmed and pet fish.

The pain perception, feeding, stocking, capture, slaughter, diseases, predators, transport and handling of aquacultured fish and special considerations for pet fish are discussed.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter discusses the tilapia culture; the importance of tilapia; production of tilapia; feeding behaviour; reproductive behaviour and breeding techniques of tilapia.

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Grow-out in cages.

Growing tilapia in cages in lakes, reservoirs and rivers has become a popular aquaculture activity in many parts of the world. Cage culture of tilapia is important to those farmers who wish to culture mixed-sex fish. This chapter discusses the advantages and disadvantages of cage culture; site...

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Polyculture.

Culturing two or more species together in the same system is called polyculture. This chapter discusses the polyculture of tilapia with other suitable species; and highlights the feeds and feeding programme, harvesting and socioeconomics of polyculture.

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Livestock production and climate change.

This 395-paged-book aims to raise awareness among scientists, academics, students, livestock farmers and policy makers of the twin inter-related and inter-dependent complex mechanisms of livestock rearing and climate change. The contents are divided into sections: one on livestock production, one...

Author(s)
Malik, P. K.; Bhatta, R.; Takahashi, J.; Kohn, R. A.; Prasad, C. S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Feed resources vis-à-vis livestock and fish productivity in a changing climate.

Globally, livestock contributes 40% to agricultural gross domestic product (GDP), employs more than 1 billion people and creates livelihoods for more than 1 billion poor. From a nutritional standpoint, livestock contributes about 30% of the protein in human diets globally and more than 50% in...

Author(s)
Blümmel, M.; Haileslassie, A.; Herrero, M.; Beveridge, M.; Phillips, M.; Havlik, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Welfare and farmed fish.

This chapter discusses the welfare of farmed fish based on the five freedoms (freedom from hunger, thirst and malnutrition; fear and distress; discomfort; pain, injury and disease and freedom to express normal behaviour). Procedures on proper slaughter and culling, feeding, application of drugs and ...

Author(s)
Southgate, P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935535)
Type
Book chapter

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