aquaculture application Books

  • Live Food in Aquaculture

    This proceedings volume includes selected papers presented at the international symposium 'Live Food Organisms in Marine Larviculture' held in Nagasaki, Japan, September 1-4 1996. This international symposium focused on live food organisms for the larval rearing of marine animals. Recent achievements in the fundamental biology (such as ...

  • Livestock and aquaculture insurance in developing countries (En)

    Series: FAO Agricultural Services BulletinsLivestock and aquaculture insurance have received less attention than crop insurance in risk management strategies being considered in recent years. This publication is intended as a contribution to redressing this imbalance. It briefly introduces the role of insurance as a risk management mechanism in ...

  • Microfinance in fisheries and aquaculture. Guidelines and case studies (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThese guidelines provide principles and basic considerations on microfinance services to fisheries and aquaculture. Lending models, methodologies and policies are elaborated that are applicable to fisheries while adhering to best practices in the microfinance field. An overview is given of recent experiences ...

  • Aquaculture development. 2. Health Management for responsible movement of live aquatic animals (En)

    Series: FAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible FisheriesThese technical guidelines have been developed to support sections of FAO's Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries addressing responsible fisheries management (Article 7), aquaculture development (Article 9), international trade (Article 11) and fisheries research (Article 12). The ...

  • 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 ...

  • Ocean Pulse

    Aquaculture of the World Oceans-Is the Future at Our Doorstep? Fish as a Foodstuff-a Catch 22: IS Aquaculture a Solution? R.B. Abel. Underwater Technology Applications to Ocean Exploration: The Impact of Armed Forces on the Development of Marine Technology: A Look Back-A Look Ahead; D.R. Chandler. Precise Target Strength Pattern Measurement ...

  • Geographic information systems in fisheries management and planning. Technical manual (+ 2 CD-ROMs) (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThe FAO Inland Water Resources and Aquaculture Service has been active in promoting the use of geographical information systems (GIS) and remote sensing in fisheries and aquaculture since 1985. However, a manual for fisheries biologists in the field to use along with GIS software, explaining GIS in a way that ...

  • Report of the Second Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop. Trondheim, Norway, 7-11 August 2008 (includes a CD-ROM)

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Reports # 885This second workshop was arranged to tackle further the illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing problem, with nearly 200 practitioners discussing pragmatic solutions to eliminate IUU fishing, using actual situations covering a broad array of topics. These topics included case studies from many ...

  • What is the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries? (En)

    This booklet describes, in a non-technical manner, some important aspects of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries. The purpose is to create greater awareness of the goals and purpose of the Code and to encourage its effective application in all capture fisheries and in aquaculture. This booklet does not replace the Code of Conduct but ...

  • Nineteenth International Seaweed Symposium

    The Proceedings of the 19th International Seaweed Symposium provides an invaluable reference to a wide range of fields in applied phycology. Papers cover topics as diverse as the systematics, ecology, physiology, integrated multitrophic aquaculture, commercial applications, carbohydrate chemistry and applications, harvesting biology, cultivation ...

  • 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 ...

  • Echinodermata

    Members of the phylum Echinodermata are among the most familiar marine invertebrates. Forms such as the sea star have become virtually a symbol of sea life. Used in ancient oriental medicine as a source of bioactive compounds, sea cucumbers, sea stars and sea urchins are now used for the extraction and purification of cytotoxic, haemolytic, ...

  • Marine Genetics

    Our current knowledge of marine organisms and the factors affecting their ecology, distribution and evolution has been revolutionised by the use, in the last 20 years, of molecular population genetics tools. This book is the result of a meeting of world-leading experts, in Rio de Janeiro, where the state of the art of this field was reviewed. ...

  • Diapause in Aquatic Invertebrates

    Dormancy is a suspension of the vital functions in an organism to overcome harsh environmental conditions, and sometimes can last for centuries. It is a widespread adaptation in many phyla, ranging from bacteria to vertebrates, and may exert a great influence on aquatic communities.Contributors to this new book are leaders in the field of diapause ...

  • The Algorithmic Beauty of Seaweeds, Sponges and Corals

    This book gives a state-of-the-art overview of modeling growth and form of marine sessile organisms - such as stromatolites, algae, and metazoans including stony corals, hydrocorals, octocorals, and sponges -, using large-scale computing techniques, scientific visualization, methods for analyzing 2D and 3D forms, and particle-based modeling ...

  • Spawning Migration of the European Eel

    The European eel Anguilla anguilla is a common fish species in West European countries supporting several thousands of small-scale fisheries. In June 2007, it has been listed in Annex B of CITES after the 99% decline in recruitment observed over the last decades. A European Council Regulation was issued on September 2007 to arrest the collapse of ...

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