aquaculture supply Books

  • State of world aquaculture 2006 (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersAquaculture is developing, expanding and intensifying in almost all regions of the world. Although the sector appears to be capable of meeting the gap between future demand and supply for aquatic food, in order to at least maintain the present level of per capita consumption at the global level, there are many ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Marketing of aquacultured seabass and seabream from the Mediterranean basin (En)

    Series: GFCM: Studies and ReviewsMediterranean finfish species such as the European seabass and the gilthead seabream have, over the last two decades, been attracting considerable attention among aquaculturists and investors. The net result has been a rapid increase in the supply of the finfish to the European markets. This report describes the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Review of the current state of world capture fisheries insurance

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical PapersThis publication provides an overview of the current status of capture fisheries insurance in the world. It presents the findings of a number of regional and national review desk studies carried out between December 2006 and January 2008 covering China, Japan and India in Asia, Europe, Africa, the ...

  • Manual on hatchery production of seabass and gilthead seabream. Volume 2 (English)

    Seabass and gilthead seabream are the two marine fish species that have characterized the development of marine aquaculture in the Mediterranean basin in the last three decades. The substantial increase in production levels of these two species that used to be high-values ones and now are considerably cheaper was made possible by the progressive ...

  • Manual on Hatchery Production of Seabass and Gilthead Seabream. Volume 1 (En)

    Series: Non-series titlesSeabass and gilthead seabream are the two marine fish species that have characterized the development of marine aquaculture in the Mediterranean basin in the last two decades. The substantial increase in production levels of these two high-value species was made possible by the progressive improvement in technologies for ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

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