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Aquaculture: The Farming and Husbandry of Freshwater and Marine Organisms


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Captive Seawater Fishes Science and Technology Stephen Spotte "The book is clearly a labor of love, and one must admire the author’s boundless enthusiasm and breadth of scholarship." New Scientist A seamlessly clear treatise on the science and technology of maintaining seawater fishes for purposes of aquaculture and public exhibition. Captive Seawater Fishes is the first book to bring together in one volume the disciplines of seawater chemistry, process engineering, and fish physiology, behavior, nutrition, and health. Richly illustrating the interplay between living fishes and the chemical and sensory stimuli of their environment, the book details: chemical processes controlling carbonate stability in seawater; the effect of captivity on physiological processes; sensory processes of fishes, including vision, hearing, and electroreception; diseases of seawater fishes and treatment methods; and more. 1991 (0-471-54554-6) 976 pp. Surveys of Fisheries Resources Donald R. Gunderson The intensive exploitation of fisheries resources has heightened the reliance in the industry on statistical surveying as a means of monitoring the abundance and age composition of existing fish reserves. Here is the first comprehensive look at the unique challenges and problems of fisheries surveying. Covering everything from survey design, bottom trawl surveys, acoustic surveys, to egg and larval surveys and direct counts, as well as the assumptions and limitations surrounding each method, the book is an exhaustive, yet practical guide to designing accurate, cost-effective fisheries surveys. 1993 (0-471-54735-2) 256 pp. Aquatic Pollution An Introductory Text Second Edition Edward A. Laws Regarded as the most complete introduction available on the subject, Aquatic Pollution details the ecological principles and toxicological fundamentals behind the phenomenon as well as the latest information on the factors affecting our polluted aquatic environment. Featuring case studies and specific examples, the book systematically examines such problems as urban runoff, sewage disposal, thermal pollution, nutrient loading, industrial wastewater discharges, and oil pollution. The new Second Edition includes three new chapters on groundwater pollution. acid rain, and plastics in the sea, as well as updated and expanded information on eutrophication, pathogens in water supplies, radioactive waste disposal, toxic metals, and pesticide use. 1993 (0-471-58883-0) 611 pp.

Table of Contents

1. General Principles and Economics

2. Culture of the Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio)

3. Chinese Carp Culture

4. Culture of the Indian Carps

5. Early Attempts at Fish Farming in the South Central United States Using Buffalofish and Paddlefish

6. Catfish Culture in the United States

7. Culture of Catfishes Native to Australasia and Europe

8. Culture of Labyrinth Fishes (Family Anabantidae)

9. Culture of Pikes and Perches

10. Black Bass and Sunfishes (Family Centrarchidae) in Fish Culture

11. Miscellaneous Asian Pond Fishes

12. Culture of African Freshwater Fishes other than Tilapia SPP.

13. Culture of Native Freshwater Fishes of Latin America

14. Experimental Fish Culture in Australia

15. Frog Culture

16. Culture of Mullets (Mugilidae)

17. Milkfish Culture

18. Culture of Tilapia

19. Culture of True Eels (Anguilla SPP.)

20. Commercial Culture of Freshwater Salmonids (Genera Salmo, Salvelinus, Thymallus, and Hucho)

21. Culture of the Pacific Salmons (Oncorhynchus SPP.)

22. Culture of Coregonid Fishes in the Soviet Union

23. Culture of Smelts and Ayu

24. Culture of Cyprinids Native to Europe and Asiatic Russia

25. Culture of Sturgeon

26. Culture of Miscellaneous Anadromous Fishes (Shad and Striped Bass)

27. Culture of Pompano

28. Culture of Miscellaneous Brackish Water and Inshore Marine Fishes

29. Japanese Yellowtail Culture

30. Culture of Pelagic Fishes other than Yellowtail

31. Culture of Marine Flatfishes

32. Shrimp Culture

33. Lobster Culture

34. Culture of Freshwater Crayfish

35. Culture of Crabs (Bracryura)

36. Oyster Culture

37. Culture of Clams and Cockles

38. Culture of Scallops

39. Culture of Mussels

40. Culture of Marine Gastropods, Especially Abalone

41. Culture of Squid

42. Culture of Seaweeds

43. Culture of Edible Freshwater Plants

Appendix. Pond Siting and Construction

Index of Names of Animals and Plants

Index of Persons, Places and Institutions

Subject Index

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Bardach, John E.
McLarney, William O.
Bardach, John E.
Ryther, John H.
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry - General
Agriculture - General
Fisheries & Aquaculture
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