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The importance of aquaculture is now established, in the context of global food production, aquatic resource management and socioeconomic development of rural areas. Remarkable advances are being achieved on an increasing scale, and development and donor agencies now consider aquaculture to be a priority area. Aquaculture has become a prime subject for research internationally and it is expected to overtake capture as a source of several high-valued species of fish and shellfish within a decade or so. This major work by a leading world authority is now available in paperback and will become THE major text for students of aquaculture It is fully comprehensive and covers all aspects of aquaculture, including all the major species of fish, shellfish and edible seaweed.
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Dr T.V.R. Pillay was formerly Programme Director, Aquaculture Development and Coordination Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Dr M.N. Kutty was formerly Team Leader, African Regional Aquaculture Centre (ARAC) & Senior Fisheries Training Expert (Bangladesh), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations; and Senior Aquaculturist (Research & Training), Network of Aquaculture Research Centres in Asia Pacific (NACA).Review:
"The new edition of Aquaculture: Principles and Practices is a useful addition to the literature, and it is suitable as a textbook for college and university courses."
“The first edition of this fins book was reviewed on these pages some fifteen years ago. ...now it has simply grown much bigger and better.
If you want an overview of the international aquaculture industry...this is your reference.
A wonderful, highly detailed and very useful overview of the global aquaculture scene”
Ausmarine, May 2006
"The new edition is fully revised and covers recent developments in history and planning, nutrition, reproduction and genetic selection, production statistics and economics, integrated aquaculture and sustainability and environmental effects."
'This book covers all aspects of subsistence and commercial aquaculture practised around the world and would be of use to aquaculture students and those involved in the aquaculture industry and fish farms, research institutions, teaching, and aquaculture equipment and feed suppliers.'
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Book Description Wiley. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0852382022 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW33.3005876