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Principles of Aquaculture


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Principles of Aquaculture

Robert R. Stickney

ISBN: 978-0-471-57856-7 February 1994 520 Pages


Based on the author's previous work, Principles of Warmwater Aquaculture, this text updates and expands upon the basic principles of aquaculture. Encompasses a wider diversity of aquatic animals including coldwater fishes. Focuses on the practical aspects of water quality, feeding and nutrition, reproduction, breeding, diseases and operations. Deals with the environmental, social and economic aspects of aquaculture. Many of the examples feature species of both sport and commercial interest.

Water Sources and Systems.

Nonconservative Aspects of Water Quality.

Conservative Aspects of Water Quality and Physical Aspects of theCulture Environment.

Feeds, Nutrition, and Growth.

Reproduction, Selective Breeding, and Genetics.

Disease, Predation, and Cannibalism.

Harvesting, Hauling, and Processing.