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Fisheries & Aquaculture

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  • Aquaculture, Resource Use, and the Environmentby Claude Boyd; Aaron McNevin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 129.95

    Aquaculture, Resource Use, and the Environment places aquaculture within the larger context of global population growth, increased demand for sustainable, reliable sources of food, and the responsible use of natural resources. Aquaculture production has grown rapidly in recent decades as over-exploitation and environmental degradation have drastically... more...

  • The Sea Cucumber Apostichopus japonicusby Hongsheng Yang; Jean-Francois Hamel; Annie Mercier

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 179.95

    While sea cucumber is one of China's and Asia?s most prized seafoods, and aquaculture programs are being developed on a huge commercial scale, Chinese expertise and knowledge in this area has not been well disseminated worldwide. The Sea Cucumber Apostichopus japonicus is the first book to bridge this gap by compiling key information related to... more...

  • Fish Diseases and Disorders, Volume 1by P.T.K. Woo

    CABI 2006; US$ 250.00

    Written by experts actively working in the area, this book provides a review of the major diseases of fish caused by protozoan and metazoan parasites. The new edition has been thoroughly updated since publication of the first edition in 1995. It covers recent advances in the understanding of fish diseases including the improvement of diagnostic techniques... more...

  • Tilapia Cultureby A.F.M. El-Sayed

    CABI 2006; US$ 120.00

    Tilapia are sometimes known as ''aquatic chicken'' due to their high growth rates, adaptability to a wide range of environmental conditions, and ability to grow and reproduce in captivity and feed on low trophic levels. As a result, these fishes ahave become excellent candidates for aquaculture, especially in tropical and subtropical regions. more...

  • Fishing for Coherenceby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00

    Policy coherence entails the application of mutually reinforcing policies across government departments to achieve objectives consistent with internationally agreed development goals. The current fisheries situation poses particularly interesting issues of policy coherence, both in terms of ensuring sustainable and responsible fisheries and with regard... more...

  • Using Market Mechanisms to Manage Fisheriesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 98.00

    Why aren?t market mechanisms more widely used to manage fisheries in OECD countries? Despite the demonstrated benefits from instruments such as transferable access rights and individual transferable quotas, there remains some resistance to their further use in many OECD countries. Such resistance stems largely from a lack of information about the potential... more...

  • Aquaculture Engineeringby Odd-Ivar Lekang

    Wiley 2008; US$ 259.95

    As aquaculture continues to grow at a rapid pace, understanding the engineering behind aquatic production facilities is of increasing importance for all those working in the industry. Aquaculture engineering requires knowledge of the many general aspects of engineering such as material technology, building design and construction, mechanical engineering... more...

  • Scallop Farmingby David Hardy

    Wiley 2008; US$ 205.95

    The scallop farming industry continues to expand, providing an important global source of food and revenue. In recent decades over-fishing has caused a decline in wild stocks and as consumer demand increases, the opportunities for new and existing scallop farming ventures are greater than ever before. In this important new edition, experienced scallop... more...

  • Fish Catching Methods of the Worldby Otto Gabriel; Klaus Lange; Erdmann Dahm; Thomas Wendt

    Wiley 2008; US$ 288.95

    In the sixteen years since the last edition of Von Brant’s classic work was published, fishing and fisheries have undergone vast changes. Not only has there been great progress in the development of new tools, materials and techniques, but the industry has seen an increasing need to address controversial issues such as declining fish stocks,... more...

  • Advances in Fisheries Scienceby Andy Payne; John Cotter; Ted Potter

    Wiley 2009; US$ 257.95

    This timely book brings readers up to date on the wide range of advances made in fisheries science since the publication in 1957 of On the Dynamics of Exploited Fish Populations (Beverton and Holt), regarded by many fisheries scientists as one of the most important books on fisheries yet published. Traditional fishery subjects covered include historic... more...