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Cover for Methods to increase fish production: welfare and sustainability implications.

This chapter discusses the brief introduction to aquaculture (what aquaculture is and why is it important, what intensive aquaculture means, and special features of finfish aquaculture in the context of intensification); how intensive aquaculture is achieved (measures and actions for aquaculture...

Author(s)
Huntingford, F.; Turnbull, J.; Kadri, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spring viraemia of carp.

Spring viraemia of carp (SVC) is often a fatal haemorrhagic disease of common carp, Cyprinus carpio, and other fishes. It is caused by the Spring viraemia of carp virus (SVCV), a rhabdovirus of the type species, Carp sprivivirus, in the genus Sprivivirus. The host range; geographic range; mode of...

Author(s)
Dixon, P.; Stone, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Are we pushing animals to their biological limits? Welfare and ethical implications.

This book contains 15 chapters on biological limits of domestic animals. Topics discuses are: use new genetic technologies and animal breeding methods carefully to avoid problems (introduction); domestication to Dolly and beyond (a brief history of animal modification); good for whom (differences...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.; Whiting, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book
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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 The future for peas and beans.

This chapter discusses the constraints and opportunities as well as the future for peas and beans (focusing on faba and Phaseolus beans). Their varietal performance, yield, quality, resistance to pests and diseases, drought tolerance, breeding technologies, food uses and processing developments are ...

Author(s)
Biddle, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640914)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Infectious diseases of coldwater fish in fresh water.

The primary disease problems that affect different life stages of freshwater fish reared in a variety of water sources (ground water, springs, rivers, lakes and reservoirs) are highlighted in this chapter. These include diseases that are current problems in freshwater cage culture of coldwater...

Author(s)
Cain, K. D.; Polinski, M. P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Non-infectious disorders of coldwater fish.

This chapter presents the non-infectious disorders of coldwater finfish (marine and fresh water). Focus is given on the clinical signs, histopathological lesions, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of production problems (smolt failure in salmonids, stress, behaviour-related problems and...

Author(s)
Schmidt-Posthaus, H.; Marcos-López, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Infectious diseases of warmwater fish in marine and brackish waters.

This chapter presents the viral, bacterial and parasitic diseases of warm water fish cultured in floating net pens and cages. Focus is given on the life cycle, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and impact on fish production of these diseases.

Author(s)
Colorni, A.; Diamant, A.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-infectious disorders of warmwater fish.

This chapter gives an overview on aspects of current finfish cage culture, such as environmental and anthropogenic related problems, stress and nutritional imbalance and the development of abnormalities which may affect growth and increase disease susceptibility.

Author(s)
Soares, F.; Fernández, I.; Costas, B.; Gavaia, P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for A manual for tilapia business management.

The ultimate goal is to achieve food security, create employment and generate income. This book is an attempt to help develop the tilapia industry while keeping those goals in mind. This manual is written to cover all aspects of tilapia farming as a business. Starting from the importance of tilapia ...

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

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