Shellfish Farming Books

  • Case studies on the effects of transferable fishing rights on fleet capacity and concentration of quota ownership (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis collection of cases studies aims at providing a factual basis on which to consider rights-based management approaches as a possible solution for solving problems of excess fishing capacity. The case studies include two from the European Union (the United Kingdom and the Netherlands) and one for Iceland. ...

  • Case studies on the allocation of transferable quota rights in fisheries (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersIn moving towards, or adopting, rights-based management, how quota will be allocated is one of the earliest operational decision that fisheries administrators face and it is inevitably controversial. This report, consisting of 23 studies, describes how the initial allocations of transferable fishing (effort) ...

  • Environmental Management for Aquaculture

    In recent years the subject of pollution of natural waters by aquaculture has received considerable attention. With increasingly stringent regulation of wastewater quality from fish farms around the world, those involved in the industry need to be aware of the causes of pollution from fish and shellfish farms and of methods by which this ...

  • Hatchery culture of bivalves. A practical manual (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis manual is a synthesis of current methodologies pertinent to the intensive hatchery culture of bivalve molluscs. It encompasses both the similarities and differences in approach in rearing clams, oysters and scallops in different climatic zones. All aspects of the culture process are described, together ...

  • Bivalve depuration: fundamental and practical aspects

    A basic introduction to the public health problems that can be associated with shellfish consumption, this document provides guidance to the bivalve industry on how to plan, construct and operate a depuration centre. It is targeted at new operators or those with limited experience, as well as fishery and public health officers who deal with the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Hatchery culture of bivalves. A practical manual (Arabic version) (Ar)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis manual is a synthesis of current methodologies pertinent to the intensive hatchery culture of bivalve molluscs. It encompasses both the similarities and differences in approach in rearing clams, oysters and scallops in different climatic zones. All aspects of the culture process are described, together ...

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