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Finfish aquaculture diversification.

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This book contains 27 chapters on finfish aquaculture. The chapters were designated into four main topics: I. Aquaculture diversification an introduction (contains the first seven chapters namely: fish culture: achievements and challenges, fish culture: the rearing environment, fish culture: feeds and feeding, farmed species and their characteristics, considerations for the selection and commercia...


Chapter 7 (Page no: 132)

The agribusiness approach.

The concept, methods and systems of agribusiness are described. Included in this chapter are case studies of agribusiness applied to Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus, Atlantic salmon Salmo salar, and Barramundi Lates calcarifer.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Fish culture: achievements and challenges. Author(s): Jobling, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 33) Fish culture: the rearing environment. Author(s): Jobling, M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 61) Fish culture: feeds and feeding. Author(s): Jobling, M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 88) Farmed species and their characteristics. Author(s): Jobling, M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 100) Considerations for the selection and commercialization of new or alternate species. Author(s): François, N. R. le Otton, D. Werstink, G.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 115) A systematic market approach to species diversification: a French case study. Author(s): Suquet, M.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 147) Quantitative approaches for identifying finfish species suited for sustainable and productive aquaculture. Author(s): François, N. R. le Savoie, A. Blier, P. U.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 178) The sturgeons (family: Acipenseridae). Author(s): Litvak, M.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 200) Milkfish (family: Chanidae). Author(s): Lee ChengSheng Liu ChinFa
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 216) The catfish (family: Ictaluridae). Author(s): Silverstein, J. Hanson, T. Bosworth, B.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 234) The salmonids (family: Salmonidae). Author(s): Jobling, M. Arnesen, A. M. Benfey, T. Carter, C. Hardy, R. François, N. R. le O'Keefe, R. Koskela, J. Lamarre, S. G.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 290) The codfishes (family: Gadidae). Author(s): Björnsson, B. Litvak, M. Trippel, E. A. Suquet, M.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 323) The snooks (family: Centropomidae). Author(s): Carter, C. Glencross, B. Katersky, R. S. Bermudes, M.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 337) The temperate basses (family: Moronidae). Author(s): Jobling, M. Peruzzi, S. Woods, C.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 361) Seabreams and porgies (family: Sparidae). Author(s): Jobling, M. Peruzzi, S.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 374) Tilapia (family: Cichlidae). Author(s): Fitzsimmons, K. Watanabe, W. O.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 397) Drum-fish or croakers (family: Sciaenidae). Author(s): Lazo, J. P. Holt, J. G. Fauvel, C. Suquet, M. Quéméner, L.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 417) The wolffishes (family: Anarhichadidae). Author(s): François, N. R. le Tveiten, H. Halfyard, L. C. Foss, A.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 432) The tunas (Family: Scombridae). Author(s): Carter, C. Nowak, B. Clarke, S.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 450) The flatfishes (Order: Pleuronectiformes). Author(s): Imsland, A. K.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 499) Marketing new species. Author(s): Young, J. A.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 514) Diversification pays: economic perspectives on investment in diversified aquaculture. Author(s): Wilson, J. R. Archer, B.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 533) Offshore and recirculation technologies. Author(s): Langan, R. Couturier, M.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 546) Valorization of aquaculture by-products. Author(s): Blier, P. U. François, N. R. le
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 556) Organic and ecolabelling. Author(s): Young, J. A.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 567) The future of aquaculture: insights from economic theory. Author(s): Knapp, G.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • 23 Thompson Drive, Tathra, New South Wales, 2550, Australia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2010
  • ISBN
  • 9781845934941
  • Record Number
  • 20103134890