8. Reservoir Ranching

  1. James H. Tidwell
  1. Steven D. Mims and
  2. Richard J. Onders

Published Online: 23 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118250105.ch8

Aquaculture Production Systems

Aquaculture Production Systems

How to Cite

Mims, S. D. and Onders, R. J. (2012) Reservoir Ranching, in Aquaculture Production Systems (ed J. H. Tidwell), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118250105.ch8

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:

  • reservoir ranching;
  • reservoir ranching vs. culture-based fisheries;
  • extensive culture system;
  • culture-based fisheries, as “enhancement practices”;
  • natural processes of reservoirs;
  • reservoir ranching food web;
  • socio-economic factors;
  • China, and freshwater fish production;
  • ranching, and freshwater food fish

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Reservoir ranching vs. culture-based fisheries

  • Reservoir

  • Natural processes of reservoirs

  • Selection of reservoirs for reservoir ranching

  • Fish species selection

  • Stocking density and size

  • Status of reservoir ranching around the world

  • Summary

  • References