Australian Fish Farmer: A Practical Guide to Aquaculture

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Landlinks Press, May 25, 2004 - Science - 444 pages
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This is a practical guide for people in the aquaculture industry and for those about to enter it. Australian Fish Farmer covers current as well as potential aquaculture industries and provides practical skills that will allow people to solve everyday problems in the day-to-day management of aquatic stock. This new edition reflects the considerable advances in technology, farming methods and commercial development. These aspects and more have been included in the revised edition, which also deals with financial and administrative management to provide the reader with sufficient information to operate a successful venture. The authors have drawn on their experience of designing and conducting aquaculture training programs and incorporated feedback, to ensure this publication is relevant and practical to Australian fish farmers.
 

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Contents

What are the factors that limit production?
6
Mariculture landbased
19
Aquaculture categories
31
Oxygen
45
Pond maintenance
58
Managing temperature
69
Plankton production
82
Algal lawns
95
Likely problems
209
Spawning
222
A susceptible host
235
Treating pathogens in the pond
253
Treating internal diseases
255
Bird netting
277
Postharvest handling
291
Presentation and packaging
305

Specific diets
113
Oxygen and metabolism
131
System design
143
Recirculation systems
156
The economics of recirculation technology
170
Equipment the farmer can do without but would be beneficial
183
Quarantine
196
Summary
319
Planningdevelopment approval
324
Operational records
337
Species
353
Species AZ 354
372
Epilogue
435
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