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Cover for Grow-out in cages.

Growing tilapia in cages in lakes, reservoirs and rivers has become a popular aquaculture activity in many parts of the world. Cage culture of tilapia is important to those farmers who wish to culture mixed-sex fish. This chapter discusses the advantages and disadvantages of cage culture; site...

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Polyculture.

Culturing two or more species together in the same system is called polyculture. This chapter discusses the polyculture of tilapia with other suitable species; and highlights the feeds and feeding programme, harvesting and socioeconomics of polyculture.

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Overview of cage culture and its importance in the 21st century.

This chapter focuses on cage culture and its importance in the 21st century. The current and past production trends for traditional fisheries and aquaculture are compared as well as expected future trends in both sectors. The production and economic value of the top 15 currently cultured species...

Author(s)
Noakes, D. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecological risk assessment of an alien aquatic species: a case study of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Litopenaeus vannamei</i> (Pacific whiteleg shrimp) aquaculture in the Bangpakong River, Thailand.

Although aquaculture promises economic and social benefits, escaped organisms can pose ecological risks to the receiving aquatic environments and undermine the sustainability of aquaculture and small-scale fisheries. In this chapter, we present a framework for evaluating the ecological risks of ...

Author(s)
Senanan, W.; Panutrakul, S.; Barnette, P.; Manthachitra, V.; Chavanich, S.; Kapuscinski, A. R.; Tangkrock-Olan, N.; Intacharoen, P.; Viyakarn, V.; Wongwiwatanawute, C.; Padetpai, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for The role of tilapia culture in rural development.

This paper discusses the role of tilapia culture in rural development in Asia (Philippines, Thailand, Bangladesh and other Asian countries), Africa, and in Latin America and the Caribbean. It is stated that rural aquaculture is a multi-disciplinary practice, involving technical, socioeconomic, and...

Author(s)
El-Sayed, A. F. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990149)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Global overview of marine fisheries.

The latest FAO review of the state of the world's marine fishery resources confirms that, from the information available, about 50% of global resources are fully exploited, 25% are overexploited and about 25% could apparently support higher exploitation rates. While the proportion of overfished...

Author(s)
Garcia, S. M.; Leiva Moreno, I. de
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996332)
Type
Book chapter

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