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  • Species and System Selection for Sustainable Aquacultureby PingSun Leung; Cheng-Sheng Lee; Patricia J. O'Bryen

    Wiley 2008; US$ 275.95 US$ 239.16

    Published in Cooperation with THE UNITED STATES AQUACULTURE SOCIETY As aquaculture production continues to grow and develop there is a continuous search for new species to culture to be able to fully exploit new national and international markets. Species selection for aquaculture development often poses an enormous challenge for decision makers... more...

  • Global Challenges in Recreational Fisheriesby ěystein Aas

    Wiley 2008; US$ 284.95 US$ 246.96

    Recreational or sports fishing is a multi-billion dollar industry worldwide and in many countries represents an important social and cultural activity. In some regions, it also contributes significant income to tourism and tackle businesses. In addition to its importance from a social and economic standpoint, the impact of recreational fishing on the... more...

  • Fish Welfareby Edward J. Branson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 284.95 US$ 246.96

    Fish have the same stress response and powers of nociception as mammals. Their behavioural responses to a variety of situations suggest a considerable ability for higher level neural processing – a level of consciousness equivalent perhaps to that attributed to mammals. Each chapter of this book has been written by specialists in their field.... more...

  • Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management in the Western Pacificby Edward Glazier

    Wiley 2011; US$ 240.95 US$ 208.82

    As the ecosystem-based trend in fisheries management continues to be implemented worldwide, a thorough background of this new management approach and resulting implementation strategies is needed.  Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management in the Western Pacific presents a full picture of the process changes used in switching from target species... more...

  • Recent Advances and New Species in Aquacultureby Ravi Fotedar; Bruce Phillips

    Wiley 2011; US$ 230.95 US$ 200.16

    This comprehensive, up-to-date text delivers the latest must-have information on species new to aquaculture and documents the most important technological innovations of the past decade. Every aspect of the growing field has been addressed with coverage spanning recent technological development, new species, recent changes and global trends. More... more...

  • The History of Aquacultureby Colin Nash

    Wiley 2010; US$ 110.95 US$ 96.16

    Aquaculture has become of the fastest growing segments of agriculture around the world, but until recently many people have been unaware of its existence. The practice of raising fish is centuries old with a rich history of techniques and scientific advances. The History of Aquaculture traces the development of fish farming from its ancient roots... more...

  • The Closing of the Frontierby John G Butcher

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2004; US$ 75.90

    This book is the first on the history of the marine fisheries of Southeast Asia. It takes as its central theme the movement of fisheries into new fishing grounds, particularly the diverse ecosystems that make up the seas of Southeast Asia. This process accelerated between the 1950s and 1970s in what the author calls “the great fish race”.... more...

  • Fisheries and Aquaculture Certificationby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 33.00

    Concerns about sustainability and the effectiveness of fisheries management on the part of the public have resulted in demand from NGOs, retailers and consumers for assurances that the food they purchase has been sustainably produced. This has led to a number of private entities responding to this demand by establishing eco-labels and certification... more...

  • Functional Genomics in Aquacultureby Marco Saroglia; Zhanjiang (John) Liu

    Wiley 2012; US$ 219.95 US$ 190.62

    Genomics has revolutionized biological research over the course of the last two decades. Genome maps of key agricultural species have offered increased understanding of the structure, organization, and evolution of animal genomes. Building upon this foundation, researchers are now emphasizing research on genome function. Published with the World... more...

  • Condition and Health Indicators of Exploited Marine Fishesby Josep Lloret; Georgiy Shulman; R. Malcolm Love

    Wiley 2013; US$ 212.95 US$ 184.56

    This important and informative new book outlines and discusses details of the basic principles and methods that are central to any study of fish condition, from a fish ecology and fisheries biology perspective. Condition and Health Indicators of Exploited Marine Fishes describes the potential capacities of condition indicators, providing examples showing... more...