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  • Aquaculture site selection and site management

    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 in site selection and site management. 

  • GFCM. Report of the sixth session of the Committee on Aquaculture. Tirana, Albania, 17-19 December 2008 - CGPM.

    GFCM. Report of the sixth session of the Committee on Aquaculture. Tirana, Albania, 17-19 December 2008 - CGPM.

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture ReportsThe Committee discussed the main problems faced by the Mediterranean aquaculture market and agreed on the need to harmonize and to implement the procedures for site selection and site management of Mediterranean aquaculture, for Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Monitoring Programmes. The Committee confirmed that the sustainability of aquaculture depends on four key dimensions being t

  • Integrated mariculture. A global review

    Integrated mariculture. A global review

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Papers # 529This technical paper provides a comprehensive review of current integrated mariculture practices around the world in three papers covering temperate zones, tropical zones and one semi enclosed ecosystem, the Mediterranean Sea. Integrated mariculture includes a diverse range of co-culture/farming practices, from integrated multitrophic aquaculture to the more specialized integration of

  • The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2008

    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 features some aspects that may receive inc

  • World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas. CD-ROM. 5th edition

    World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas. CD-ROM. 5th edition

    Fisheries and aquaculture, and their related industries, play an essential role in the livelihoods of millions around the world - about 520 million people depend on the sector. Vital to the poorest, fisheries and aquaculture contribute significantly to world food security and account for over US$85.9 billion in international trade. Based on the broad board of expertise of the FAO Fisheries Department, the "World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas ...

  • Building an ecosystem approach to aquaculture - FAO/Univesitat de les Balears Expert Workshop 7-11 May 2007 - Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    Building an ecosystem approach to aquaculture - FAO/Univesitat de les Balears Expert Workshop 7-11 May 2007 - Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    Aquaculture growth worldwide involves the expansion of cultivated areas, a higher density of aquaculture installations and farmed individuals, and greater use of feed resources produced outside the immediate culture area. These proceedings present the output of a workshop and include contributed papers on: definitions, principles, scales and management measures, human dimensions, economic implications and legal implications that are relevant for ...

  • Future of mariculture: a regional approach for responsible development in the Asia-Pacific region, (The). FAO/NACA Regional Workshop 7-11 March 2006,

    Future of mariculture: a regional approach for responsible development in the Asia-Pacific region, (The). FAO/NACA Regional Workshop 7-11 March 2006,

    Aquaculture in the Southeast Asian region has been growing steadily over the last few decades, requiring more space to accommodate it. The search for additional areas to expand the aquaculture industry as a whole and the identification of new farming species of commercial value to satisfy the growing local and export market are pushing the sector in some countries to broaden activities in the sea.

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

    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 presented during the FAO Special Session on Cage Aquaculture - Regional Reviews and Global Overview

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

    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 version includes the reports from Version 1 plus additional aquaculture project reports for the years ...

  • General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean. Report of the Thirty-First Session. Rome, 9-12 January 2007 (En)

    General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean. Report of the Thirty-First Session. Rome, 9-12 January 2007 (En)

    Series: General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM): ReportsBased on advice from SAC and proposals by Members, the Commission adopted three Resolutions, including two related to the GFCM statistical framework (on fishing effort and operational units data collection sets and on Geographical Sub-Areas [GSAs]), and one on the use of the 40 mm square mesh size in the codend of trawlnets. The Commission also adopted binding rec

  • GFCM. Report of the Expert Meeting to Identify the Needs for a Subsidiary Body on the Technical and Socio-economic Aspects of Aquaculture in the Medit

    GFCM. Report of the Expert Meeting to Identify the Needs for a Subsidiary Body on the Technical and Socio-economic Aspects of Aquaculture in the Medit

    Series: FAO Fisheries ReportsThe meeting was organized as a result of a process, comprising an external evaluation of the Committee on Aquaculture (CAQ) and its Networks, in 2004, and the endorsement by the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) at its thirtieth session (January 2006) of a meeting of experts to identify the needs for a GFCM subsidiary body of CAQ which would deal with the socio-economic and technical

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

    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 current status of the European market for these and other finfish species and the major chara

  • Workshop on Status and Trends in Aquatic Genetic Resources. A basis for international policy. 8-10 May 2006, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (En)

    Workshop on Status and Trends in Aquatic Genetic Resources. A basis for international policy. 8-10 May 2006, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries ProceedingsFish genetic resources (FiGR) comprise all finfish and aquatic invertebrate genetic material that has actual or potential value for capture fisheries and aquaculture. In capture fisheries more species are becoming endangered and more stocks overexploited. Management of FiGR can help maintain and rebuild these fisheries. Deep-sea fisheries and modern genetic technologies are emerging areas that require at

  • World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas, 4th edition (CD-ROM) (En)

    World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas, 4th edition (CD-ROM) (En)

    Fisheries aquaculture and their related industries provide a livelihood for as many as 250 million people worldwide. Vital to the poorest, fisheries contributes significantly to world food security and account for over US$71 billion in international trade. Based on the broad board of expertise of the FAO Fisheries Department, the "World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas CD-ROM" presents a comprehensive and global view of both capture fisheries and ...

  • State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2006, ( The ) (En)

    State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2006, ( The ) (En)

    Series: State of World Fisheries and AquacultureSeveral decades ago, the efforts of public administrations were concentrated on developing fisheries and aquaculture and ensuring growth in production and consumption. Then, in the 1980s, as many resources became fully or overexploited, the attention of policy-makers began to focus instead on fisheries management, in addition to development of aquaculture. Subsequent recognition of the man

  • Interactions between aquaculture and capture fisheries: a methodological perspective (English)

    Interactions between aquaculture and capture fisheries: a methodological perspective (English)

    Series: General Fisheries Commision for the Mediterranean (GFCM): Studies and ReviewsThe principal objective of the FAO AdriaMed Expert Consultation "Interactions between Aquaculture and Capture Fisheries" (Rome, 5-7 November 2003) was to explore the main issues dealing with interactions between aquaculture and capture fisheries by using the existing knowledge available at the Adriatic basin level. This initiative would represent a cont

  • Advances in sea cucumber aquaculture and management (En)

    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 Philippines that have been heavily engaged in the industry for decades. Information from other c

  • State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2004, (The) + CD-ROM (En)

    State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2004, (The) + CD-ROM (En)

    Series: State of World Fisheries and AquacultureFisheries continue to receive increasing attention not only because they represent an important source of livelihoods and food but also because of their contribution to increasing our understanding of the vast aquatic ecosystem - a strong concern of civil society at large. "The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2004" concludes that developments in world fisheries and aquaculture dur

  • Integrated livestock-fish farming systems (En)

    Integrated livestock-fish farming systems (En)

    Integrated farming in Asia is either considered an eco-friendly good that should be preserved for environmental reasons or a poor practice that will soon be superseded by industrial aquaculture. The reality, as this book describes, is a dynamic set of practices that have expanded rapidly under certain conditions but have proved inconsequential in others. An analysis concludes that most livestock-fish integration is sound business conducted by ...

  • Mountain fisheries in developing countries (En)

    Mountain fisheries in developing countries (En)

    Mountains of the world cover about one-fifth of the land surface, are home to one-tenth of the world's population, and provide livelihood to some of the poorest communities in the world. Mountain lakes and streams are a source of freshwater for countless riparian human communities, support industries, provide water for irrigation and hydropower electricity production and for fish. Fisheries play an important role in providing food and income to ...