Copyright © 2007 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Editor(s): Odd-Ivar Lekang
Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
Print ISBN: 9781405126106
Online ISBN: 9780470995945
About this Book
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 and environmental engineering. In this comprehensive book, Odd-Ivar Lekang introduces these principles and demonstrates how such technical knowledge can be applied to aquaculture systems, offering the reader coverage including:
• Construction and design of aquatic production facilities
• Water transportation and treatment
• Different production units
• Feed and feeding systems
• Instrumentation and monitoring
• Fish transportation and grading
• Cleaning and waste handling
Fish farmers and other personnel involved in the aquaculture industry, suppliers to the fish farming business and designers and manufacturers will find this book an invaluable resource. The book will be an important addition to the shelves of all libraries in universities and research institutions where aquaculture, agriculture and environmental sciences are studied and taught.