Tilapia Culture

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CABI, 2006 - Science - 277 pages
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Tilapia culture is currently practised in 95 countries all over the world and the number is expected to increase. This book discusses in detail the principles and practices of tilapia culture in the world. It covers all the vital issues of farmed tilapia including: the biology, environmental requirements, semi-intensive culture, intensive culture systems, feed and feeding, reproduction and breeding, spawning and larval rearing, stress and diseases, harvesting and marketing and the role of tilapia culture in rural development. It also highlights and presents the experiences of leading countries in tilapia culture.
 

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Tilapia Culture
Abdel-Fattah M. El-Sayed - Science - 2006 - 277 pages
Tilapia culture is currently practised in 95 countries all over the world and the number is expected to increase. This book
discusses in detail the principles and practices of tilapia culture in the world. It covers all the vital issues of farmed tilapia including: the biology, environmental requirements, semi-intensive culture, intensive culture systems, feed and feeding, reproduction and breeding, spawning and larval rearing, stress and diseases, harvesting and marketing and the role of tilapia culture in rural development. It also highlights and presents the experiences of leading countries in tilapia culture. 

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Contents

1 Current State and Future Potential
1
2 Basic Biology and Ecology
25
3 Environmental Requirements
34
4 Semiintensive Culture
47
5 Intensive Culture
70
6 Nutrition and Feeding
95
7 Reproduction and Seed Production
112
8 Stress and Diseases
139
9 Harvesting Processing and Economics
160
10 The Role of Tilapia Culture in Rural Development
176
11 Recent Technological Innovations
192
12 Environmental Impacts
207
References
216
General Index
263
Species Index
275
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