9780122108457

Tropical Mariculture

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  • ISBN13:

    9780122108457

  • ISBN10:

    0122108450

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-08-25
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
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Summary

Tropical Mariculture takes an in-depth look at developmental activities in a growing industry striving towards sustainability and environmental integrity. All of the contributors to this book have considerable experience and expertise in the field of tropical mariculture, and this is the first book to bring expert contributions together. The topics covered are wide and varied, ranging from general issues such as the impact of mariculture on coastal ecosystems to genetic improvement of cultured marine species, as well as the specifics of breeding selected marine species of current importance, such as groupers and sea bass. Significant coverage is also given to the problems of larval rearing in inland aquaculture as well as the demands of water- and land-based resources in a tropical environment. This book will be essential for everyone working in and researching tropical mariculture. Key Features * Looks at developmental activities in tropical mariculture * All of the contributors are experts in the field * Covers specific breeding problems and larval rearing * Studies the environmental impact of inland aquacultural activities * Provides detailed examples of cultivated species in the tropics * Compiles mariculture strategies and discusses example species * First book to give an overview of tropical mariculture

Table of Contents

Preface vii
1 Tropical Mariculture: Current Status and Prospects
1(16)
Sena S. De Silva
2 Tropical Mariculture and Coastal Environmental Integrity
17(54)
Michael J. Phillips
3 Early Life History Features Influencing Larval Survival of Cultivated Tropical Finfish
71(40)
Hiroshi Kohno
4 Genetic Improvement of Cultured Marine Finfish: Case Studies
111(40)
Wayne Knibb
G. Gorshkova
S. Gorshkov
5 Development of Artificial Diets for Marine Finfish Larvae: Problems and Prospects
151(20)
Paul C. Southgate
Gavin J. Partridge
6 Major Challenges to Feed Development for Marine and Diadromous Finfish and Crustacean Species
171(38)
Albert G.J. Tacon
Uwe C. Barg
7 Pathobiology of Marine Organisms Cultured in the Tropics
209(48)
Angelo Colorni
8 Tropical Shrimp Farming and its Sustainability
257(34)
J. Honculada Primavera
9 Aspects of the Biology and Culture of Sea Cucumber
291(18)
Toyoshige Yanagisawa
10 Mussel and Oyster Culture in the Tropics
309(52)
M. Mohan Joseph
11 Culture of Marine Finfish Species of the Pacific
361(20)
Cheng-Sheng Lee
12 Historical and Current Trends in Milkfish Farming in the Philippines
381(42)
Teodora Bagarinao
13 Grouper Culture
423(26)
Leong Tak Seng
14 Aspects of the Biology and Culture of Lates calcarifer
449(28)
Michael A. Rimmer
D. John Russell
Index 477

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