Aquaculture Operations Books

  • Understanding and applying risk analysis in aquaculture

    Risk analysis, simply put, is 'science-based decision-making'. An integrated approach to risk analysis will assist the aquaculture sector in reducing risks to successful operations from both internal and external hazards and can similarly contribute to protect the environment, society and other resource users from adverse and often unpredicted ...

  • Installation and operation of a modular bivalve hatchery (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersLimiting factors such as minimal capital investment, lack of technical support or expertise and available physical space may put severe restrictions on setting up a hatchery. Not all investors have the means or the will to take the risk to support a large commercial aquaculture operation without substantial ...

  • Review of the current state of world aquaculture insurance (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersRisk management is increasingly gaining attention within the aquaculture sector, as reflected in the development and increasing implementation of better management practices, codes of conduct and codes of good practice, standard operational procedures, certification and traceability. Aquaculture insurance is ...

  • Promotion of sustainable commercial aquaculture in sub-Saharan Africa. Volume 3: Legal, regulatory and institutional framework - part 3 (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis document identifies elements of a legislation that will encourage the emergence of a sustainable commercial aquaculture. The aquaculture law of an individual country must provide the operator with a secure right to conduct aquaculture operations, to the property on which the farm will be located, to good ...

  • Nutrition and Feeding of Fish

    Aquaculture is now recognized as a viable and profitable enterprise worldwide. As aquaculture technology has evolved, the push toward higher yields and faster growth has involved the enhancement or replacement of natural foods with prepared diets. In many aquaculture operations today, feed accounts for more than one-half the variable ...

  • Feed Management In Intensive Aquaculture

    This book is a guide to the management and use of formulated feeds in semi-intensive and intensive fish and shrimp culture. Feeds represent the major variable operating costs in intensive aquaculture, and optimizing their use represents an opportunity for many farmers to increase or maintain the profitability of their enterprise. Fish ...

  • Artemia: Basic and Applied Biology

    This volume provides an up-to-date coverage of an organism of major importance to basic biological research and aquacultural operations around the world. It is a unique contribution because each one of the chapters is a thorough review of the existing literature. Graduate students in a variety of disciplines, new researchers wanting or starting to ...

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