Sustainable Freshwater Aquacultures: The Complete Guide from Backyard to Investor

Sustainable Freshwater Aquacultures: The Complete Guide from Backyard to Investor

by Nick Romanowski
     
 

The most complete, accessible and affordable guide to freshwater aquaculture in Australia, emphasizing sustainable use of all resources: whether it be on a small scale in a backyard pond, or in commercial production on broad acres. The book includes detailed information from design and construction of ponds to water quality, enhancing production through

Overview

The most complete, accessible and affordable guide to freshwater aquaculture in Australia, emphasizing sustainable use of all resources: whether it be on a small scale in a backyard pond, or in commercial production on broad acres. The book includes detailed information from design and construction of ponds to water quality, enhancing production through aeration, filtration and water treatment wetlands, foods and feeding, breeding and propagating aquatic animals and plants, sources of stock and polyculture (mixing fish, crustaceans, other animals, and plants for greater yields).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780868408354
Publisher:
UNSW Press
Publication date:
10/01/2006
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Nick Romanowski is a biologist who has worked with aquatic plants and animals for more than 30 years, from managing a wholesale aquarium to commercial breeding and propagation. He has written extensively on wetlands and plants for habitat and water treatment, and has a particular interest in the environmental impacts of aquaculture.

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