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Cover for Aquatic polyculture and balanced ecosystem management: new paradigms for seafood production.

This chapter (i) documents the present status of polyculture systems being employed by the aquaculture industry, (ii) provides examples of balanced ecosystem approaches to aquaculture and fisheries, and (iii) examines the question of how to develop models for maximizing the production of seafood...

Author(s)
McVey, J. P.; Stickney, R. R.; Yarish, C.; Chopin, T.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996042)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Responsible marine aquaculture.

This book contains 17 chapters. Topics covered are: management of marine aquaculture: the sustainability challenge; marine mammals and aquaculture: conflicts and potential resolutions; recreational fishing and aquaculture: throwing a line into the pond; aquaculture: opportunity of threat to...

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.; McVey, J. P.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996042)
Type
Book
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Cover for Understanding the interaction of extractive and fed aquaculture using ecosystem modelling.

This chapter illustrates how three-dimensional (physical, chemical and biological) ecosystem models can help scientists and managers understand and predict the eutrophic impact of aquaculture for a specific embayment, as well as the interactions between two different types of aquaculture: shrimp...

Author(s)
Rawson, M. V., Jr.; Chen, C. S.; Ji, R. B.; Zhu MingYuan; Wang DaoRu; Wang Lu; Yarish, c.; Sullivan, J. B.; Chopin, T.; Carmona, R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996042)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Contending with criticism: sensible responses in an age of advocacy.

The modern environmental advocacy emerged in the USA in the 1960s in response to highly visible examples of environmental degradation such as air and water pollution, extinctions of animals and plants, and major ecosystem disruptions caused by logging, mining, dam building and mechanized...

Author(s)
Tiersch, T. R.; Hargreaves, J. A.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996042)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management of marine aquaculture: the sustainability challenge.

This paper aims to: review the issues confronting marine aquaculture development in the USA; describe the current state of domestic aquaculture policy and its accompanying institutional framework; identify current sustainability challenges; and offer a series of suggestions that could enhance the...

Author(s)
DeVoe, M. R.; Hodges, C. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996042)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of marine aquaculture facilities as habitats and ecosystems.

Too often the public is provided with a bleak image of marine aquaculture facilities as industrial waste areas, depleting the natural environment and its biodiversity, and creating a desert from an ocean oasis. However, this image frequently has little rigorous scientific basis. Environmental...

Author(s)
Costa-Pierce, B. A.; Bridger, C. J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996042)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mangroves and coastal aquaculture.

There is considerable concern over destruction of mangroves by shrimp farming and other types of aquaculture, and it is true that mangroves have been destroyed for installation of aquaculture ponds. In most countries, destruction of mangroves results from people seeking wood for building or for...

Author(s)
Boyd, C. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996042)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental effects associated with marine netpen waste with emphasis on salmon farming in the pacific northwest.

Author(s)
Brooks, K. M.; Mahnken, C.; Nash, C.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996042)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Issues associated with non-indigenous species in marine aquaculture.

Non-indigenous species have long been employed by aquaculturists. In some instances these species had been introduced and become accepted members of the local ecosystem long before they were reared by aquaculturists. Tilapia in Asia are a good example. In other cases, problems associated with the...

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996042)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic changes in marine aquaculture species and the potential for impacts on natural populations.

Although many aspects of aquaculture have changed very dramatically over the last 50 years, one feature that has not changed very much is the use of natural genetic resources as the primary supply of 'raw material' for use in production facilities. Consequently, some serious attention should be...

Author(s)
Hershberger, W. K.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996042)
Type
Book chapter

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