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Aquaculture Compendium

Comprehensive, encyclopedic resource for information on aquaculture

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Cover for Mangroves

Mangroves have been highly favoured sites for human settlement throughout recorded history (Lacerda et al., 2002). Mangrove ecosystems have also been...

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DefinitionAquaponics is a sustainable food production system that combines recirculating aquaculture with plant culture in the absence of soil...

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Cover for Mytilus edulis (common blue mussel)

Mussels include bysally attached bivalves belonging to more than 20 genera (see Soot-Ryen, 1955). Commercially important genera include Perna,...

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Cover for Rachycentron canadum (cobia)

The cobia (Rachycentron canadum) is a migratory pelagic fish, in its own family in the order Perciformes, native to tropical and subtropical seas of...

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Mytilus galloprovincialis is a species of mussel, native to the Mediterranean and eastern Atlantic, which is an important commercial fishery species...

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Cover for Undaria pinnatifida (Asian kelp)

Undaria belongs to family Alariaceae and the order Laminariales. Undaria comprises three species: U. pinnatifida, U. undarioides and U. crenata....

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Cover for Aphanomyces astaci

Vegetative hyphae of A. astaci are aseptate and usually 7–9 μm in diameter. Actively growing hyphae are densely packed with coarsely granular...

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Cover for crayfish plague

Crayfish plague had a long history before the oomycete, Aphanomyces astaci, was finally established as the causative organism of the disease...

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Cover for Lernaea cyprinacea

Morphology and life cycleThe adult female Lernaea cyprinacea has a small semispherical cephalothorax, which contains the mouth. Behind it is a...

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