Aquaculture Science / Edition 2

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Overview

This comprehensive text introduces students to the aquaculture industry. It covers every aspect of aquaculture, including history, potential, descriptions, management, feeding, marketing, and diseases of aquatic animals and plants. Also addressed are the water requirements and chemistry necessary for successful aquaculture. The book offers detailed information on employment opportunities in the aquaculture industry. The science of aquaculture is stressed throughout to ensure that students understand the fundamental principles. The text includes numerous pedagogical features to ensure students' success.

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This college-level textbook is designed to teach students the many facets of the science of aquaculture and its possible careers. Covers basic operation and management of an aquafarming business, with specific information on profitable species, techniques, nutrition principles, health, and business practices. Includes historical overview of aquaculture and tips for finding a job (including how to create an effective resume) in the field. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766813212
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 11/9/2000
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 640
  • Product dimensions: 8.15 (w) x 9.58 (h) x 1.27 (d)

Meet the Author

Rick Parker, PhD, served as division director and instructor at the College of Southern Idaho for 19 years. He is a member of various professional organizations, including the National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA). Currently, he serves as the Director for AgroKnowledge, the National Center for Agriscience and Technology Education, a project funded by the National Science Foundation. Additionally, he is the Editor for the peer-reviewed NACTA Journal, which focuses on the scholarship of teaching and learning. He also teaches and conducts workshops for AgrowKnowledge. He has been on the editorial review board for the American Society of Animal Science. Dr. Parker is also the author of the following Delmar, Cengage Learning texts: Introduction to Plant Science, Introduction to Food Science, Plant and Soil Science, and Equine Science (Third Edition). He is also the co-author of Fundamentals of Plant Science.

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Table of Contents

Preface. Chapter 1: Aquaculture Basics and History. Chapter 2: Aquatic Plants and Animals. Chapter 3: Marketing Aquaculture. Chapter 4: Management Practices for Finfish. Chapter 5: Management Practices for Crustaceans and Mollusks. Chapter 6: Management Practices for Alligators, Frogs, and Plants. Chapter 7: Fundamentals of Nutrition in Aquaculture. Chapter 8: Feeds and Feeding. Chapter 9: Health of Aquatic Animals. Chapter 10: Water Requirements. Chapter 11: Aquatic Structures and Equipment. Chapter 12: Aquaculture Business. Chapter 13: Federal, State, and International Agencies and Regulations. Chapter 14: Career Opportunities in Aquaculture. Appendix. Glossary. Index.

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