Aquaculture Production Articles

  • Modeling fish production for Southern California's petroleum platforms

    California's oil platforms are nearing the end of their productive lives, and therefore will be decommissioned in the near future. These structures have been shown to be important habitat for both settlement and growth for reef fishes. Important information on the biological effects (i.e. loss of biomass and production) of different decommissioning options has not yet been explored in detail. ...

    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • The Role of Mangroves in Fisheries Enhancement

    In 2011 humans caught and consumed 78.9 million tonnes of fish, crustaceans, molluscs and other species groups from the world’s oceans, accounting for 16.6% of the world’s animal protein intake (FAO 2012). This is projected to increase further, to over 93 million tonnes by 2030 (World Bank 2013). Global demand for fish products has increased dramatically over recent decades. Fishing ...

    By Wetlands International

  • Innovative activity in Canadian food processing establishments: the importance of engineering practices

    This paper examines the factors contributing to innovative activity in the Canadian food-processing sector. Several factors relating to innovation are considered. Firstly, it focuses not only on the importance of research and development activity but also on advanced business practices used by production and engineering departments. Secondly, it examines the extent to which a larger firm size and ...

    By Inderscience Publishers

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