Aquaculture Science / Edition 1by Ph.D., Rick Parker Rick, R. O. Parker
Pub. Date: 02/10/1995
Publisher: Cengage Learning
This comprehensive book introduces readers 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 and stresses the science of aquaculture. Chemistry, biology, and anatomy and physiology are included to ensure that readers understand the fundamental principles. A complete chapter is dedicated to those interested in exploring career opportunities in the industry.
Table of ContentsPreface. 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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