aquaculture fish product Books

  • Assessment of freshwater fish seed resources for sustainable aquaculture (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersFour of the most important resources to aquaculture, outside human and technological resources, are land, water, seed and feed. Efficient use of these resources are necessary to guarantee optimum production from aquaculture. A project Study and Analysis of Seed Production in Small-scale Rural Aquaculture was ...

  • Chinese Fishes

    This book documents the current state of research by Chinese scientists on fish biology and fisheries and brings together manuscripts by authors from research institutions, universities and government agencies. There are papers on aquaculture, life history, genetics, marine and freshwater biology, conservation, physiology, new species ...

  • The Fish Oocyte

    This book addresses the growing needs in deciphering the biological processes associated with fish reproduction, in view of the growth of aquaculture and the dwindling natural stocks of commercially important fish. It presents a comprehensive overview on egg production in fish, from the standpoint of the oocyte. With this view in mind, the book ...

  • The Fish Oocyte

    This book addresses the growing needs in deciphering the biological processes associated with fish reproduction, in view of the growth of aquaculture and the dwindling natural stocks of commercially important fish. It presents a comprehensive overview on egg production in fish, from the standpoint of the oocyte. With this view in mind, the book ...

  • Aquaculture : Responsible practices and certification

    Over the past decade, there has been growing concern among international stakeholders, particularly in Mediterranean countries, about aquaculture product quality, knowledge management, interaction with the environment, technology and systems, fish health and welfare, management of biological lifecycles and sustainable feed production within 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 ...

  • Aquaculture site selection and site management

    Aquaculture is currently facing a significant challenge : how to alleviate the pressure on fish stocks exerted by commercial fishing and yet meet the increasing demand for sea products in a sustainable way. The aim of this guide is to promote the sustainable development of Mediterranean aquaculture by providing basic guidelines for good practice ...

  • Capture-based aquaculture. Global overview

    Capture-based aquaculture makes use of wild fish and fishery resources in its production systems. Focusing on this subject, this document addresses selected key issues of sustainability in relation to current global aquaculture practices and developments. It includes two review papers on the use of wild resources, one covering social and economic ...

  • The Ecology of the Fish Pond Ecosystem

    An understanding of the ecology of a fish pond is essential for the achievement of steady and high fish production in ponds. For the ecologist, the fish pond is a small laboratory: easy to investigate and responding rapidly to manipulation. For the aquaculturist, the ecology shows the ways and means of interventions ensuring an increase of ...

  • 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. ...

  • Farming Fish for the Future

    SummaryFrom Asia to North America, people are eating more seafood, either because it’s the most affordable form of protein (as in many poorer nations) or because it’s the latest health food trend (as in many wealthy nations). But as the demand for fish rises, populations of both marine and freshwater species are being overexploited, ...

  • Responsible use of antibiotics in aquaculture (English)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersConsidering the overall misuse of antibiotics in all areas - human medicine, veterinary medicine, animal production and plant protection - this document aims to raise awareness of the antibiotic resistance problem in fish farming and related sectors, and promote the prudent use of these drugs according to the ...

  • Pond Aquaculture Water Quality Management

    The only hope of supplying the world's ever-increasing demand for aquatic food products is through aquaculture, and the vast majority of this is conducted in ponds. Although pond aquaculture may appear at first to be an archaic method of growing aquatic animals, it is one that is consistently profitable when the pond is managed properly. The ...

  • Aquaculture Development. 3: Genetic resource management

    This booklet provides guidance on broodstock management and domestication, genetic improvement programmes, dissemination programmes for genetically improved fish, economic considerations in genetic improvement programmes.... The effective management of genetic resources, risk assessment and monitoring can help promote responsible aquaculture by ...

  • FAO Yearbook. Fishery and Aquaculture Statistics 2007

    The most updated data on capture production, aquaculture production and commodities in one volume. The complete yearbook package for each of these categories – all the key information and statistical tables – are now contained on one CD-ROM, inserted in a booklet including general notes, concepts and classifications, summary tables as well as a ...

  • Yearbook of Fishery Statistics 2003. Aquaculture production - Annuaire de statistiques des pêches 2003. Production de l'aquaculture - Anuario de estadísticas

    This volume of the 'Yearbook of Fishery Statistics: Aquaculture production' is a compilation of statistics on world production of fish, crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic plants and animals produced from all cultures, for the years 1994-2003. The statistics, in quantities and value, are presented by country or territory, species, culture ...

  • Yearbook of Fishery Statistics 2002. Aquaculture production - Annuaire de statistiques des pêches 2002. Production de l'aquaculture - Anuario de estad

    This volume of the 'Yearbook of Fishery Statistics: Aquaculture production' is a compilation of statistics on world production of fish, crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic plants and animals produced from all cultures, for the years 1993-2002. The statistics, in quantities and value, are presented by country or territory, species, culture ...

  • Yearbook of Fishery Statistics 2005. Aquaculture production - Annuaire de statistiques des pêches 2005. Production de l'aquaculture - Anuario de estad

    This volume of the 'Yearbook of Fishery Statistics: Aquaculture production' is a compilation of statistics on world production of fish, crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic plants and animals produced from all cultures, for the years 1996-2005. The statistics, in quantities and value, are presented by country or territory, species, culture ...

  • Yearbook of Fishery Statistics 2004. Aquaculture production - Annuaire de statistiques des pêches 2004. Production de l'aquaculture - Anuario de estad

    This volume of the 'Yearbook of Fishery Statistics: Aquaculture production' is a compilation of statistics on world production of fish, crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic plants and animals produced from all cultures, for the years 1995-2004. The statistics, in quantities and value, are presented by country or territory, species, culture ...

  • Yearbook of Fishery Statistics 2000. Aquaculture production - Annuaire de statistiques des pêches 2000. Production de l'aquaculture - Anuario de estad

    This volume of the 'Yearbook of Fishery Statistics: Aquaculture Production' includes summary tables and revision to data for fish, crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic animals and plants produced from all culture practices for the years 1991-2000. The statistics, in quantity and value, are presented by country or territory, species, culture ...

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