Encyclopedia of Aquaculture

October 30, 2020
Encyclopedia of Aquaculture

A comprehensive, one-stop reference to the science, technology,and economics of aquaculture Technological advances, coupled withthe mounting pressures of global food production, have dramaticallychanged aquaculture in recent decades. And while there has been anexplosion of books and articles on its different facets, none ofthese provide a single comprehensive reference to this evolving andfascinating field. With an emphasis on current trends andsustainable practices, the Encyclopedia of Aquaculturepresents complete A-to-Z coverage for a multitude of scientific,technical, and economic topics encompassed by the discipline. Fromabalone to zooplankton culture, over 150 timely and authoritativeentries explore such areas as:Primary species being cultured worldwide, as well as speciesunder developmentEchinoderms, molluscs, crustaceans, and finfishesAquaculture for food, research, bait, aquariums, and endangeredspecies recoveryManagement techniques for water and feed quality as well asdisease controlDifferent aquaculture systems-from pond production to marinenet-pensEnvironmental issues and the economic feasibility of closed andoffshore systemsBusiness plans, marketing, and salesComplete with photographs, illustrations, and graphs as well asreferences to the extensive literature, the Encyclopedia ofAquaculture is a handy, easily accessible resource forscientists and professionals in aquaculture as well as individualswishing to expand their knowledge of the field.https://www.wiley.com/en-us/Encyclopedia+of+Aquaculture-p-9780471291015