Recent Advances and New Species in Aquaculture

Recent Advances and New Species in Aquaculture

Editor(s): Ravi K. Fotedar, Bruce F. Phillips

Published Online: 24 AUG 2011 10:25AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405176644

Online ISBN: 9781444341775

DOI: 10.1002/9781444341775

About this Book

This comprehensive, up-to-date text delivers the latest must-have information on species new to aquaculture and documents the most important technological innovations of the past decade.

Every aspect of the growing field has been addressed with coverage spanning recent technological development, new species, recent changes and global trends. More specifically, you will find information on the culture of species such as barramundi, cobia, dolphin fish, spiny lobsters, slipper lobsters, mud crabs, penaeid prawns, Nile tilapia, yellow king fish, abalone, sea cucumber and sea urchin, seaweed, ornamentals and Indian major carps, fugu, mud skippers, cephalopods and blue fin tuna.

The technological innovations and introduction of new species into aquaculture are critical to the evolution of the global aquaculture industry; an industry which is rapidly becoming one of the fastest growing in the world, having experienced huge advances across its many and diverse facets. Recent Advances and New Species in Aquaculture focuses explicitly on the ever-changing face of aquaculture, providing core scientific and commercially useful information on the remarkable growth in aquaculture production and in the advancement of new technological tools.

Written by many well respected international figures and drawn together and edited by Ravi Fotedar & Bruce Phillips, this exciting book is an essential purchase for anyone involved in or about to enter into the aquaculture industry.

Libraries in all universities and research establishments where aquaculture, fish biology, aquatic and environmental sciences and fisheries are studied and taught will find this an important addition to their shelves.

Recent Advances and New Species in Aquaculture is sure to become a key companion for all those studying aquaculture and a valuable source of reference for all personnel involved in the industry.

Table of contents

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    3. Chapter 1

      Recent Developments (pages 1–21)

      Ravi Fotedar, Gopal Krishna, Uras Tantulo, Iain McGregor and Bruce Phillips

    4. Chapter 3

      Slipper Lobsters (pages 85–114)

      Manambrakat Vijayakumaran and Edakkepravan V. Radhakrishnan

    5. Chapter 5

      Penaeid Prawns (pages 136–178)

      Ngo Van Hai, Ravi K. Fotedar and Nguyen Van Hao

    6. Chapter 8

      Abalone Culture (pages 231–251)

      Mark Allsopp, Fabiola Lafarga-De la Cruz, Roberto Flores-Aguilar and Ellie Watts

    7. Chapter 11

      Tilapia (pages 318–333)

      Luan Dinh Tran, Trung Van Dinh, Thoa Phu Ngo and Ravi K. Fotedar

    8. Chapter 13

      Future Directions (pages 368–385)

      Bruce Phillips, Ravi Fotedar, Jane Fewtrell and Simon Longbottom

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