Aquaculture Science

Aquaculture Science

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This comprehensive text introduces students to the aquaculture industry. Every aspect of this growing field is covered, from history of aquaculture, descriptions of aquatic plants and animals and feeding to in-depth coverage of economics, marketing, management and diseases of aquatic animals and plants. AQUACULTURE SCIENCE, third edition, addresses the latest production methods, species types, advances in technology, trends and statistics. The science of aquaculture, chemistry, biology, and anatomy and physiology, is stressed throughout to ensure that students understand the fundamental principles. A complete chapter offers detailed information on career opportunities in the aquaculture industry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.They range in size from 1/2 in. to 3 in. long and require 75 to 84AdF for growing and 82AdF for spawning. ... For first feeding, newly hatched brine shrimp are used, and this can begin five days after hatching. ... The comet variety is the most common type of goldfish, but there have been many other varieties developed, such asanbsp;...

Title:Aquaculture Science
Author:Rick Parker, Ph.D.
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-02-23


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