Shrimp Farming Books

  • The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2008

    This flagship publication of the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, presents a world review of fisheries and aquaculture, including trends and statistics. It highlights issues debated worldwide and profiles future scenarios with a view to providing the most current global view and perspective on fisheries and aquaculture.This issue of The ...

  • State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2008 - Russian

    This issue of The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture features some aspects that may receive increasing attention: climate change, the use of marine genetic resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction, and the proliferation of private standards and certification schemes in the international fish trade. This report also highlights some ...

  • State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2008 - Arabic

    This issue of The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture features some aspects that may receive increasing attention: climate change, the use of marine genetic resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction, and the proliferation of private standards and certification schemes in the international fish trade. This report also highlights some ...

  • State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2008 - Chinese

    This issue of The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture features some aspects that may receive increasing attention: climate change, the use of marine genetic resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction, and the proliferation of private standards and certification schemes in the international fish trade. This report also highlights some ...

  • Global study of shrimp fisheries

    Shrimp is now the most valuable internationally traded fishery commodities. In the light of its economic importance, FAO commissioned this global study to focus on social, economic and environmental impacts. The report, reviewed by world specialists, summarizes the results and also contains studies representative of various geographic regions and ...

  • South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Commission. Report of the first Working Party on Fisheries Data and Statistics. Mombasa, Kenya, 24-27 April 2007 (En

    Series: FAO Fisheries ReportsThe Working Party received national reports of each of the countries and examined the status of fisheries catch and effort data and statistics. It discussed minimum data requirements for effective fisheries management in five generic fisheries types: industrial shrimp, artisanal shrimp, trap fisheries, demersal line ...

  • Improving Penaeus monodon hatchery practices. Manual based on experiences in India (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersShrimp aquaculture is an important and valuable production sector that has been growing rapidly over the past two decades. Success is largely based on the quality of postlarvae, particularly their health condition, thus making hatchery production of quality postlarvae crucial to the sector's sustainability. ...

  • Guide to Bycatch Reduction in Tropical Shrimp-Trawl Fisheries (A). Revised edition (En)

    Bycatch is the unwanted or non-target part of the catch taken by fishermen. It is either discarded at sea or used for human or animal consumption. The capture of bycatch may pose a threat to species diversity and ecosystem health because this part of the catch is usually unregulated. In tropical shrimp-trawl fisheries, bycatch often consists of ...

  • Introduction and movement of two penaeid shrimp species in Asia and the Pacific (English)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis document provides advice on the impacts of the introduction of economically important alien penaeid shrimps to Asia. The review was conducted by FAO, the Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA), the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the World Bank (WB) Consortium Programme on Shrimp Farming and ...

  • Health management and biosecurity maintenance in white shrimps (Penaeus vannamei) hatcheries in Latin America (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis publication provides technical guidance for the effective and responsible operation of shrimp hatcheries in Latin America. The document was compiled through an extensive consultative process undertaken from 2001 to 2003 that involved inputs from government-designated national coordinators, regional and ...

  • Farming freshwater prawns. A manual for the culture of the giant river prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis manual is an up-to-date practical guide to the farming of Macrobrachium rosenbergii. Many of the techniques described are also applicable to the culture of other species of freshwater prawns. The principle target audience is farmers and extension workers but it is also hoped that it will be useful for ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Gold Standard Evaluation: Whole Foods Market Aquaculture Purchasing Standards Report

    The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) and The Ocean Foundation (TOF) have carried out the first evaluation of the farmed seafood purchasing standards recently released by the Whole Foods Market grocery chain. The evaluation compared the Whole Foods purchasing standards against the Gold Standard for Aquaculture Ecolabel Design. ELI and TOF found ...

  • Ecophysiology of High Salinity Tolerant Plants

    The halophytes are highly specialized plants, which have greater tolerance to salt. They can germinate, grow and reproduce successfully in saline areas which would cause the death of regular plants. Most halophytic species are found in salt marsh systems along seashores or around landlocked inland lakes and flat plains with high evaporation. The ...

  • Ecophysiology of High Salinity Tolerant Plants

    The halophytes are highly specialized plants, which have greater tolerance to salt. They can germinate, grow and reproduce successfully in saline areas which would cause the death of regular plants. Most halophytic species are found in salt marsh systems along seashores or around landlocked inland lakes and flat plains with high evaporation. The ...

  • Selection and Breeding Programs in Aquaculture

    This book describes the basic elements in the theory of animal breeding and inheritance of quantitative economic traits and the way in which this technology can be implemented in selective breeding programs for aquaculture species. The role and the implementation of molecular genetics in modern selective breeding programs is also addressed. The ...

  • Bottom Soils, Sediment, and Pond Aquaculture

    This book elucidates the vital but often neglected relationship between bottom soil and water quality. An understanding of this important connection is essential for maintaining water quality within optimum ranges for shrimp and fish. It is the first volume to provide information on topics from soil science essential to pond aquaculture. ...

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