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Aquaculture of the United States: A Historical Survey / Edition 1
     

Aquaculture of the United States: A Historical Survey / Edition 1

by Robert R. Stickney, Stickney
 

ISBN-10: 0471131547

ISBN-13: 9780471131540

Pub. Date: 01/12/1996

Publisher: Wiley

Aquaculture in the United States is a significant agribusiness industry, but it is also a troubled one whose future is clouded by doubt. Many aquaculture practices, such as deliberately introducing exotic species, hatcheries programs, and pen culture in protected waters have come under intense attack from environmentalists. Economic pressures on the industry from the

Overview

Aquaculture in the United States is a significant agribusiness industry, but it is also a troubled one whose future is clouded by doubt. Many aquaculture practices, such as deliberately introducing exotic species, hatcheries programs, and pen culture in protected waters have come under intense attack from environmentalists. Economic pressures on the industry from the value of coastal land, the unavailability of suitable supplies of water, and the legal costs of regulations have restricted growth. This book looks at the past, present and future of a troubled industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471131540
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/12/1996
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

The Beginnings of U.S.

Aquaculture.

A New Science Is Born.

Expanding the Science.

Aquaculture from World War II to 1970.

The Growth Years Following 1970.

Projecting into the Twenty-First Century.

Literature.

Index.

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