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Aquaculture Principles and Practices by T.V.R. Pillay, Methil Narayanan Kutty
  

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Aquaculture Principles and Practices by T.V.R. Pillay, Methil Narayanan Kutty

Covering all aspects of subsistence and commercial aquaculture as practiced across the globe, this fully revised new edition from two leading world authorities in the field is set in two parts: principles and practices, and covers in detail recent developments in: History and planning Nutrition Reproduction and genetic selection Production statistics and economics Integrated aquaculture Sustainability and environmental effects (new chapter) All cultured species groups are addressed, from freshwater and marine fish to shellfish and seaweeds. Essential new facts and data have been included throughout. This comprehensive work is an essential purchase for all those studying aquaculture and is a valuable source of reference for all personnel involved in the aquaculture industry; including those working in fish farms, research institutions, teaching posts in universities and commercial establishments such as aquaculture equipment and feed supply companies. Libraries in all universities and research establishments will find this book an important addition to their shelves.

Reviews

The new edition of Aquaculture: Principles and Practices is a useful addition to the literature, and it is suitable as a textbook for college and university courses. Aquaculture International

The first edition of this fins book was reviewed on these pages some fifteen years ago. ...now it has simply grown much bigger and better. If you want an overview of the international aquaculture industry...this is your reference. A wonderful, highly detailed and very useful overview of the global aquaculture scene Ausmarine, May 2006

The new edition is fully revised and covers recent developments in history and planning, nutrition, reproduction and genetic selection, production statistics and economics, integrated aquaculture and sustainability and environmental effects. CAB Abstracts 'This book covers all aspects of subsistence and commercial aquaculture practised around the world and would be of use to aquaculture students and those involved in the aquaculture industry and fish farms, research institutions, teaching, and aquaculture equipment and feed suppliers.
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About the Author

Dr T.V.R. Pillay was formerly Programme Director, Aquaculture Development and Coordination Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Dr M.N. Kutty was formerly Team Leader, African Regional Aquaculture Centre (ARAC) & Senior Fisheries Training Expert (Bangladesh), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations; and Senior Aquaculturist (Research & Training), Network of Aquaculture Research Centres in Asia Pacific (NACA).

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Book Info

Publication date

26th July 2005

Author

T.V.R. Pillay, Methil Narayanan Kutty

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Publisher

Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd) an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Format

Hardback
640 pages

Categories

Aquaculture & fish-farming: practice & techniques

ISBN

9781405105323

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