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Fisheries & Aquaculture

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  • Fisheries Acousticsby John Simmonds; David N. MacLennan

    Wiley 2008; US$ 278.95

    Living resources of the sea and fresh water have long been an important source of food and economic activity. With fish stocks continuing to be over-exploited, there is a clear focus on fisheries management, to which acoustic methods can and do make an important contribution. The second edition of this widely used book covers the many technological... more...

  • Food Intake in Fishby Dominic Houlihan; Thierry Boujard; Malcolm Jobling

    Wiley 2008; US$ 267.95

    The intake of food by fishes is an area of study that is of great importance to the applied sciences of fisheries and aquaculture for a number of reasons. For example a thorough knowledge of factors influencing the ingestion of feed can lead to successful manipulation of the rearing environment of cultured fishes, thereby ensuring improved growth performance... more...

  • Freshwater Prawn Cultureby Michael Bernard New; Wagner Cotroni Valenti

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2008; US$ 325.00

    The farming of the freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii has developed rapidly during recent years. Advances in techniques, and the huge expansion of world demand for this species, continue to stimulate the growth of a multi-million dollar industry. This landmark publication is a compendium of information on every aspect of the farming of... more...

  • Stock Enhancement and Sea Ranchingby Kenneth M. Leber; Shuichi Kitada; H. L. Blankenship; Terje Svasand

    Wiley 2008; US$ 308.95

    The collapse of many of the World’s fisheries continues to be of major concern and the enhancement of fish stocks through techniques such as ranching is of huge importance and interest across the globe. This important book, which contains fully peer reviewed and carefully edited papers from the 2nd International Symposium in Stock Enhancement... more...

  • Anaesthetic and Sedative Techniques for Aquatic Animalsby Lindsay G. Ross; Barbara Ross

    Wiley 2009; US$ 175.95

    The second edition of Anaesthetic and Sedative Techniques for Aquatic Animals provided the fisheries and aquaculture industry with vital information on the use of sedation and anaesthetics in the avoidance of stress and physical damage, which can easily be caused by crowding, capture, handling, transportation and release. Now fully revised and... more...

  • Freshwater Prawnsby Michael Bernard New; Valenti; James H. Tidwell; Louis R. D'Abramo; Methil Narayanan Kutty

    Wiley 2009; US$ 308.95

    Covering general biology and every aspect of farming freshwater prawns, from current research to development and commercial practice, this has become widely viewed as a landmark publication in the field. The well-known team of editors, New, Valenti, Tidwell, D’Abramo and Kutty, have gathered cutting-edge contributions from the world's leading... more...

  • Copepods in Aquacultureby Cheng-Sheng Lee; Patricia J. O'Bryen; Nancy H. Marcus

    Wiley 2008; US$ 249.95

    The importance of copepods in aquaculture has long been recognized, especially in the larval rearing of many marine fishes. This timely publication provides a single source of information on copepod biology, culture methods and practical use in marine finfish hatcheries. Originating out of a workshop held on copepods by the Oceanic Institute in... more...

  • Aquaculture Biosecurityby A. David Scarfe; Cheng-Sheng Lee; Patricia J. O'Bryen

    Wiley 2008; US$ 171.95

    Published in Cooperation with THE WORLD AQUACULTURE SOCIETY Aquaculture loses millions of dollars in revenue annually due to aquatic animal diseases. Disease outbreaks continue to threaten profitable and viable aquaculture operations throughout the world. As a result, aquaculture biosecurity programs that address aquatic animal pathogens and diseases... more...

  • Fisheries Buybacksby Rita Curtis; Dale Squires

    Wiley 2008; US$ 205.95

    Fisheries buybacks are an important strategy being implemented globally in the efforts to produce a more sustainable and profitable fisheries industry. Fisheries Buybacks provides the reader with an overview of buybacks and the issues surrounding them as well as a synthesis of the literature on this subject of growing importance. Alongside this material... more...

  • Aquaculture Genome Technologiesby Zhanjiang (John) Liu

    Wiley 2008; US$ 214.95

    Genomics is a rapidly growing scientific field with applications ranging from improved disease resistance to increased rate of growth. Aquaculture Genome Technologies comprehensively covers the field of genomics and its applications to the aquaculture industry. This volume looks to bridge the gap between a basic understanding of genomic technology... more...