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Fish & Aquaculture

Covering all aspects of the health and welfare of fish, crustaceans, and molluscs reared in aquaculture, as well as ornamental fishes.

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We assessed the effects of rearing conditions in four hatchery programs from the upper Columbia River basin on the survival and demographics of yearling summer Chinook Salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha over four release years. Juveniles from each hatchery program were initially reared at Eastbank...

Author(s)
Harstad, D. L.; Larsen, D. A.; Miller, J.; Adams, I.; Spangenberg, D. K.; Nance, S.; Rohrbach, L.; Murauskas, J. G.; Beckman, B. R.
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 2018, 38, 4, pp 867-885
CABI Book Info
Cover for Animal welfare in a changing world.

This 273-paged book outlines a number of the key dilemmas in animal welfare for today's, and tomorrow's, world. The issues discussed range from the welfare of hunted animals, to debates around intensive farming versus sustainability, and the effects of climate and environmental change. It explores...

Author(s)
Butterworth, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
News Article

Researchers from The Roslin Institute and the Universidad de Chile investigated how expression of genes in Atlantic salmon skin respond to...

Date
August 2018
CAB ReviewFull Text

Organic fertilizers (livestock manures and other agricultural wastes or by-products) and chemical fertilizers can be applied to aquaculture ponds to increase fish or shrimp production. Pond fertilization increases concentrations of nitrogen, phosphorus and other plant nutrients to stimulate...

Date
April 2018
Subjects
agricultural wastes; animal feeding; animal manures; animal nutrition; aquaculture; aquatic animals; aquatic organisms; aquatic plants; feeds; fertilizers; fish culture; nitrogen; organic fertilizers; phosphorus; photosynthesis; phytoplankton; plankton; pond culture; ponds; shellfish; shrimp culture; shrimps
Author(s)
Boyd, C. E.
AbstractFull Text

Hematological analysis of blood of Rita rita, showed significant differences between total erythrocytes count, hemoglobin concentration and erythrocyte sedimentation rate of the two sexes. Male fish had total erythrocytes 5.05±0.5×106 and hemoglobin content 11.5±1.5 g/in ml compared to 4.04±0.5×106...

Author(s)
Jalbani, S.; Narejo, N. T.; Khan, P.; Jalbani, Y. M.
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 5, pp 1965-1966
AbstractFull Text

Present trial was conducted to evaluate effects of probiotics on mineral absorption, haematology and carcass composition of Oreochromis niloticus fingerlings fed canola meal-based diet. Six test diets were prepared by using graded levels of probiotics (Protexin) such as 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 gKg-1...

Author(s)
Hussain, S. M.; Nosheen Aslam; Arshad Javid; Shehzadi Liaquat; Shahzad, M. M.; Arsalan, M. Z.; Khalid, M. A.
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 5, pp 1825-1834
AbstractFull Text

Molting abnormalities of Chinese Mitten Crab (Eriocheir sinensis) can seriously affect their growth, causing significant losses to the aquaculture industry. The current studies on the molting mechanism mainly focused on the independent analysis of single protein, rather than a protein-protein...

Author(s)
Wang Bin; Ning QianJi; Wang Qian; Peng Wei; Hao Tong; Sun JinSheng
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 5, pp 1777-1784
AbstractFull Text

Chemokines are cytokines which can induce leukocyte activation and migration that are secreted as a part of an immune reponse. However, while the role of chemokines has been described extensively in mammals, little is known regarding such immune responses in fish species. The current study reports...

Author(s)
Li JiJi; Zu TianYang; Dong XiangLi; Yang Xiao; Liu Wei; Wu ChangWen
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 4, pp 1373-1380
AbstractFull Text

The main aim of this research was to evaluate the influence of the integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA) concept on the distribution and the weight-length relationship of four cyprinid species, common in Romanian aquaculture sector, by conducting a comparative study between an IMTA pond...

Author(s)
Metaxa, I.; Mogodan, A.; Petrea, Ș. M.; Vasile, A.
Publisher
Bioflux
Publication
ABAH Bioflux, 2018, 10, 1, pp 27-47

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Animal Health & Production Compendium

An encyclopaedia on the health and production of pigs, poultry and ruminants, including food safety. Contains pictures, and text on diseases, pathogens, parasites and breeds. Visit AHPC