Aquaculture: Farming Aquatic Animals and Plants Lucas, John S.

Aquaculture: Farming Aquatic Animals and Plants

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A clear illustration of the important role of aquaculture in supporting food security, livelihoods, and economic development around the world

This new edition of Aquaculture: Farming Aquatic Animals and Plants covers important aspects of the culture of fish, shellfish, and algae in freshwater and marine environments. Subject areas covered include principles of aquaculture, water quality, environmental impacts of aquaculture, desert aquaculture, reproduction, life cycles and growth, genetics and stock improvement, nutrition and feed production, diseases, vaccination, post-harvest technology, economics and marketing, and future developments of aquaculture. Separate chapters also cover the culture of algae, carps, salmonids, tilapias, catfish, marine and brackish fishes, soft-shelled turtles, barramundi, marine shrimp, mitten crabs, and other decapod crustaceans, bivalves, gastropods, and ornamental species. This edition also provides greater coverage of aquaculture in China, reflecting the country's importance in the global scene.

Providing core scientific and commercially useful information, and written by 35 eminent international authors, this expanded and fully updated Third Edition of Aquaculture is essential reading for all students and professionals studying and working in aquaculture. Fish farmers, hatchery managers, and those in aquaculture support and supply industries, such as feed manufacturing, will find an abundance of commercially useful information within this important and now established book.

Describes the multitude of developments that have occurred within the aquaculture field over the last 15 years

Includes a major revision of production statistics and trends, discussion of technical developments, and revised and extended coverage provided by broader international authorship

Brings together 35 internationally recognized contributors, including a number of new contributors

Aquaculture: Farming Aquatic Animals and Plants, Third Edition is a recommended text for students of the subject and a concise reference for those working in or entering into the industry.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781119230861
EDITED BY Lucas, John S., EDITED BY Southgate, Paul C., EDITED BY Tucker, Craig S.
PUBLISHER : John Wiley and Sons Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : January 04, 2019
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : Wiley-Blackwell
LANGUAGE : English AGE : Professional & Vocational
PRODUCT FORM : Hardback
DIMENSION : 295 mm x 219 mm
WEIGHT : 1924 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, Industrial processes

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DESCRIPTION : A clear illustration of the important role of aquaculture in supporting food security, livelihoods, and economic development around the worldThis new edition of Aquaculture: Farming Aquatic Animals and Plants covers important aspects of the culture of fish, shellfish, and algae in freshwater and marine environments. Subject areas covered include principles of aquaculture, water quality, environmental impacts of aquaculture, desert aquaculture, reproduction, life cycles and growth, genetics and stock improvement, nutrition and feed production, diseases, vaccination, post-harvest technology, economics and marketing, and future developments of aquaculture. Separate chapters also cover the culture of algae, carps, salmonids, tilapias, catfish, marine and brackish fishes, soft-shelled turtles, barramundi, marine shrimp, mitten crabs, and other decapod crustaceans, bivalves, gastropods, and ornamental species. This edition also provides greater coverage of aquaculture in China, reflecting the country's importance in the global scene. Providing core scientific and commercially useful information, and written by 35 eminent international authors, this expanded and fully updated Third Edition of Aquaculture is essential reading for all students and professionals studying and working in aquaculture. Fish farmers, hatchery managers, and those in aquaculture support and supply industries, such as feed manufacturing, will find an abundance of commercially useful information within this important and now established book. Describes the multitude of developments that have occurred within the aquaculture field over the last 15 yearsIncludes a major revision of production statistics and trends, discussion of technical developments, and revised and extended coverage provided by broader international authorshipBrings together 35 internationally recognized contributors, including a number of new contributors Aquaculture: Farming Aquatic Animals and Plants, Third Edition is a recommended text for students of the subject and a concise reference for those working in or entering into the industry. PRODUCT DETAILS : ISBN : 9781119230861 EDITED BY Lucas, John S., EDITED BY Southgate, Paul C., EDITED BY Tucker, Craig S. PUBLISHER : John Wiley and Sons Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : January 04, 2019 COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : Wiley-Blackwell LANGUAGE : English AGE : Professional & Vocational PRODUCT FORM : Hardback DIMENSION : 295 mm x 219 mm WEIGHT : 1924 g PRODUCT CATEGORY : Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, Industrial processes * This is a fixed price item. Promo codes, coupons, special online offers and promotions, VIP or member's discount cannot be used in conjunction with this item.