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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 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...

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book
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Cover for Overview of cage culture and its importance in the 21st century.

This chapter focuses on cage culture and its importance in the 21st century. The current and past production trends for traditional fisheries and aquaculture are compared as well as expected future trends in both sectors. The production and economic value of the top 15 currently cultured species...

Author(s)
Noakes, D. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquatic animal species and organism relationship.

In this chapter the host species, bacteria and disease, bacteria and relationship to its host are discussed with detailed information on the taxonomy and identification of the different bacteria namely, Brucellaceae, Rhodobacteraceae, Burkholderiaceae, Oxalobactereacea, Neisseriaceae, ...

Author(s)
Buller, N. B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938055)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Population genetics and interactions of hatchery and wild fish.

In this chapter, the genetic variation, interspecific hybridization, interactions, population structure and biodiversity as well as the effects of geography and environment on the population variation of hatchery and wild fish were discussed. The factors affecting the establishment of new genotypes ...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Shellfish diseases (viral, bacterial and fungal).

This chapter describes several new genera and families for viruses, bacteria, and fungi that have emerged from shrimp disease investigations alone. The chapter highlighted the molecular tools that have also proven useful in grouping related microbial agents, despite very different species and...

Author(s)
McGladdery, S. E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genomics of fish and shellfish microbial pathogens.

This chapter presents the completed genome sequence of four fish pathogenic bacteria, Flavobacterium psychrophilum, Aeromonas salmonicida subsp. salmonicida, Aliivibrio salmonicida, and Renibacterium salmoninarum, as well as the partial genome sequence of two fish pathogenic bacteria namely ...

Author(s)
Aoki, T.; Hirono, I.; Hikima, J.; Santos, M. D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for RNAi in fish and crustaceans.

In this chapter, the rapid development of knowledge about the RNAi mechanism and its importance in fishes and crustaceans are discussed. Subtopics which were also covered includes: RNAi in crustaceans; endogenous gene silencing in crustaceans by dsRNA; antiviral immunity in penaeid shrimps induced...

Author(s)
Estrada, M. P.; Lugo, J. M.; Carpio, Y.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934101)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecological risk assessment of an alien aquatic species: a case study of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Litopenaeus vannamei</i> (Pacific whiteleg shrimp) aquaculture in the Bangpakong River, Thailand.

Although aquaculture promises economic and social benefits, escaped organisms can pose ecological risks to the receiving aquatic environments and undermine the sustainability of aquaculture and small-scale fisheries. In this chapter, we present a framework for evaluating the ecological risks of ...

Author(s)
Senanan, W.; Panutrakul, S.; Barnette, P.; Manthachitra, V.; Chavanich, S.; Kapuscinski, A. R.; Tangkrock-Olan, N.; Intacharoen, P.; Viyakarn, V.; Wongwiwatanawute, C.; Padetpai, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Ability of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Litopenaeus vannamei</i> to survive and compete with local marine shrimp species in the Bangpakong River, Thailand.

Potential ecological damage caused by the introduction of Litopenaeus vannamei (Pacific whiteleg shrimp) for aquaculture in Thailand's Bangpakong watershed depends on its ability to survive environmental conditions and compete for food with local shrimp species. To examine this, we determined: (i)...

Author(s)
Panutrakul, S.; Senanan, W.; Chavanich, S.; Tangkrock-Olan, N.; Viyakarn, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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