aquaculture information Books

  • Towards improving global information on aquaculture (English)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersIn recent years the demand for reliable data and information and for reporting on aquaculture has greatly increased, driven not only by the need to formulate and monitor sound policies and development plans but also by new information and reporting requirements of international agreements and initiatives, and ...

  • Geographic information systems, remote sensing and mapping for the development and management of marine aquaculture (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThe objective of this document is to illustrate the ways in which Geographical Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing and mapping can play a role in the development and management of marine aquaculture. The perspective is global. The approach is to employ example applications that have been aimed at ...

  • Introduced species in fisheries and aquaculture: information for responsible use and control (CD-ROM) (En)

    Introduced species, also known as alien or exotic species, are a proven means to increase production and value from aquatic ecosystems. They are also recognized as a significant threat to aquatic biodiversity. Resource managers, the fishery and aquaculture sectors and policy-makers must balance the benefits versus the risks of using introduced ...

  • Handbook on Ingredients for Aquaculture Feeds

    Aquaculture - the commercial farming of aquatic organisms in a controlled environment - requires formulated diets composed of various ingredients. This Handbook aims for a better understanding of the food components that affect nutrition and feeding of cultured fishes and crustaceans. Proper utilisation of these foodstuffs can minimise ...

  • Handbook on Ingredients for Aquaculture Feeds

    Aquaculture - the commercial farming of aquatic organisms in a controlled environment - requires formulated diets composed of various ingredients. This Handbook aims for a better understanding of the food components that affect nutrition and feeding of cultured fishes and crustaceans. Proper utilisation of these foodstuffs can minimise ...

  • Success Stories in Asian Aquaculture

    The stories presented in Success Stories in Asian Aquaculture reflect the unique nature of Asian aquaculture, providing first-time insight into how and why it has become so successful. Overall, the book demonstrates how the resilience, adaptability, and innovation of small-scale aquaculture farmers have been crucial to this success. It also places ...

  • Strategy and outline plan for improving information on status and trends of aquaculture. Stratégie et plan visant à améliorer l'information...Estrateg

    This booklet is a voluntary instrument that applies to all States and entities. Its overall objective is to provide a framework, strategy and plan for the improvement of knowledge and understanding of status and trends of aquaculture as a basis for policy-making and management. - Ce livret est un instrument volontaire qui s'applique à l'ensemble ...

  • Integrated agriculture-aquaculture. A Primer. (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PaperThis primer is an edited and slightly revised version of a previously published integrated agriculture-aquaculture (IAA) technology information kit. It contains 38 contributions in seven sections, covering sociocultural, economic and environmental considerations in introducing IAA technologies, overviews and ...

  • 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. ...

  • Ecological and Genetic Implications of Aquaculture Activities

    Aquaculture is a rapidly growing industry and aquaculture practices can directly interact with and depend upon the surrounding environment. Therefore, the effects of all types of aquaculture on living natural resources and ecosystems are of significant and increasing national and international interest. In Ecological and Genetic Implications of ...

  • 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 ...

  • Prospective analysis of aquaculture development. The Delphi method

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical PapersNo. 521Knowledge of the technological and socio-economical factors that have contributed to the past development of aquaculture in diverse regions of the world is essential to understand the current challenges facing the sector and to formulate appropriate policies to spur growth in those regions where ...

  • 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 ...

  • Advances in sea cucumber aquaculture and management (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThe utilization of sea cucumbers, including for human consumption, has been steadily growing over the years. Up-to-date information on the present status of world sea cucumber resources and utilization is presented with special focus on countries such as China, Ecuador, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia and the ...

  • Cage aquaculture. Regional reviews and global overview (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis document contains nine papers on cage aquaculture including a global overview, one country review for China, and seven regional reviews for Asia (excluding China), northern Europe, the Mediterranean, sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America and Oceania, all of which were ...

  • FAO field project reports on aquaculture. - Rapports de terrain de la FAO sur l'aquaculture. - Informes de proyectos de la FAO sobre acuicultura. 1966

    Version 1 of the FAO Field Project Reports on Aquaculture CD-ROM was published in 2003 and covered the years 1966-1995. The reports were produced as part of the activities of 208 national field projects conducted within 80 countries around the world, 41 regional field projects and 8 interregional FAO Fisheries Department projects. This updated ...

  • Glossary of aquaculture - Glossaire d'aquaculture - Glosario de acuicultura (+ CD-ROM)

    The successful development of aquaculture depends on the use of a common language and standardization of terminology. This publication, validated by international experts, contains over 2 500 terms and includes definitions, information sources, synonyms and related terms, in Arabic, Chinese, English, French and Spanish.This glossary is for experts ...

  • Capture-based aquaculture. The fattening of eels, groupers, tunas and yellowtails (En)

    Capture-based aquaculture' defines and reviews certain practices that are shared between aquaculture and capture fisheries. It specifically considers the on-growing of fattening of four species groups - eels, groupers, tunas and yellowtails - which is based on the use of wild-caught 'seed'. The report begins with an introduction on the overlap ...

  • FAO Yearbook. Fishery and Aquaculture Statistics 2006 - Trilingual (English, French and Spanish)

    As the only repository for global fishing data, FAO regularly collects and analyses fisheries statistics. All the information that was traditionally distributed in three volumes (Fisheries Statistics for Commodities; Aquaculture Production; and Capture Production) is now available on one CD-ROM, together with a printed volume that contains related ...

  • Primary aquatic animal health care in rural, small-scale, aquaculture development (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis document is the technical proceedings of a regional workshop held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 27-30 September 1999. The workshop largely focused on understanding the impacts of aquatic animal health risks associated with rural, small-scale aquaculture and enhanced fisheries and evaluating their impacts on ...

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