3. Functions and Characteristics of All Aquaculture Systems

  1. James H. Tidwell
  1. James H. Tidwell

Published Online: 23 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118250105.ch3

Aquaculture Production Systems

Aquaculture Production Systems

How to Cite

Tidwell, J. H. (2012) Functions and Characteristics of All Aquaculture Systems, in Aquaculture Production Systems (ed J. H. Tidwell), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118250105.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Kentucky State University, Division of Aquaculture Frankfort, Kentucky, USA

Author Information

  1. Kentucky State University, Division of Aquaculture Frankfort, Kentucky, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813801261

Online ISBN: 9781118250105

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Keywords:

  • aquaculture systems, functions and characteristics;
  • aquaculture, diverse enterprise;
  • aquatic and terrestrial livestock differences;
  • aquaculture, and ecological services;
  • diversity of aquaculture animals;
  • coolwater species;
  • temperature impact, tilapia growth rate;
  • oxygen in aquaculture systems;
  • oxygen in semi-closed systems;
  • aquacultured animals, and ammonia production

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Differences in aquatic and terrestrial livestock

  • Ecological services provided by aquaculture production systems

  • Diversity of aquaculture animals

  • Temperature classifications of aquacultured animals

  • Temperature control in aquaculture systems

  • Providing oxygen in aquaculture systems

  • Waste control in aquaculture systems

  • Aquaculture systems as providers of natural foods

  • References