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- Lumina Media 2012; US$ 14.99
David Alderton?s investigation of anabantoids, the Asiatic gouramisthe bettas and gouramis, including Siamese fighting fish, paradisefish, kissing gouramis, begins with a look at the origins of these adaptable and widely varying fishes in their Asiatic homelands, where they?ve been popular for hundreds of years. Given the considerable size range... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 252.95 US$ 219.22
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...
- McClelland & Stewart 2013; US$ 16.95
The northern cod have been almost wiped out. Once the most plentiful fish on the Grand Banks off the coast of Newfoundland, the cod is now on the brink of extinction, and tens of thousands of people in Atlantic Canada have been left without work by a 1992 moratorium on fishing the stock. Today, the Pacific salmon stocks are in similar trouble ? victims... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
By examining international fishery resources from a primarily economic and political viewpoint, this book highlights the common property aspects of fisheries, physical productivity of the ocean, supply and demand, and the legal and institutional framework within which the fisheries industry operates.Originally published in 1966 more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
This study attributes the chronic economic distress of the valuable Pacific salmon industry not only to decline in catch but also to the economic problems of open access ocean fisheries. It analyzes salmon public management programs and proposes alternatives.Originally published in 1969 more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 36.00
The Fisheries Manager's Handbook is a compilation of OECD work designed to aid policy makers develop and implement good policies and management tools in fisheries. Drawing upon years of OECD research, it demonstrates how an open policy design process with clear objectives, using market-based instruments and focussed on effective stock management... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 305.00
Aquaculture is the fastest-growing food production sector in the world. With demand for seafood increasing at astonishing rates, the optimization of production methods is vital. One of the primary restrictions to continued growth is the supply of juveniles from hatcheries. Addressing these constraints, Advances in aquaculture hatchery technology provides... more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 98.00
This Review contains a General Survey of Policy Developments based on material submitted by OECD member countries, information gathered on observer and enhanced engagement countries, and an overview of recent activities of the Committee of Fisheries. Finally, it contains Country Notes on the state of fisheries in OECD and observer countries. more...
- CABI 2003; US$ 220.00
Currently there is great concern about over-fishing and the effects of fisheries on other marine organisms. This book addresses ecological and environmental issues associated with responsible and sustainable marine fisheries. It includes 20 chapters developed from an international conference and concurrent symposium held in Iceland in October 2001.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00
Aquaculture technology has been evolving rapidly over the last two decades,†led by an increasingly skilled cadre of researchers in developing countries. Rather than copying, or adapting work done in industrialized countries to their situations, these scientists are moving aquaculture research out of the box to explore species and production systems... more...