Intensive Fish Farming / Edition 1

Intensive Fish Farming / Edition 1

by C. J. Shepherd, Niall R. Bromage, John Ed. Shepherd
     
 

Intensive systems require a high degree of technical and management skill, enabling fish to be produced on a predictable volume basis to correspond with the needs of modern food processing and distribution. Now available in paperback, Intensive Fish Farming explains, at a level suited to both the professional and the student, the environmental requirements of fish,

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Intensive systems require a high degree of technical and management skill, enabling fish to be produced on a predictable volume basis to correspond with the needs of modern food processing and distribution. Now available in paperback, Intensive Fish Farming explains, at a level suited to both the professional and the student, the environmental requirements of fish, the different husbandry systems used, the problems of reprduction, nutrition and disease control. The editors have assembled an international team of experts to provide one of the most authoritative and comprehensive reference works available in this field, meeting the needs of both the academic and commercial world. Separate chapters consider the different aspects of successful intensification operations drawing on examples from the marine farming industry of Japan and the freshwater farming industries of the USA and Israel. A concluding chapter highlights current world trends and future prospects. The overall emphasis of this exceptional text is on the technical and economic factors which determine success in this important growth area of food production.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632034673
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/04/1992
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

What is fish farming?;.

Fish, their requirments and site evaluation;.

Farming systems and husbandry practice;.

Propagation and stock improvement;.

Nurition and growth;.

Fish health and disease;.

Intensive marine farming in Japan;.

Fish culture in the United States;.

The development of polyculture in Israel: a model of intensification;.

Commercial development and future prospects;.

Appendices.

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