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In 146 full-colour pages, this book describes the culture of algae, Paramecium, rotifers, beer eels, Artemia, Moina, Daphnia and bloodworms.
The book is written in accessible English by Zaizhong Chen (China), John Clare (Ireland), Roberto Hensen (Netherlands), Lim Lian Chuan (Singapore), Hartmut Schmidt (Germany), and William Tomey (Netherlands).
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ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Dr. Chen Zaizhong is an associate professor and deputy director of the Department of Aquaculture, Shanghai Fisheries University. As the head of aquarium sciences at the university, his research interests are ornamental fish and reproductive biology of aquatic animals. In the last decade, he has got more than nine research projects supported by provincial departments and the university. One of his books has been translated and more than 20 papers have been published. In order to investigate and promote the ornamental fish industry, he has been to Singapore, South Korea and India as a member of the Asian Fisheries Society.
Dr. John Clare hails from Ireland and is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Texas in Dallas. He received his B.A. in Natural Science from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, in 1999, and his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Bristol, England, in 2004.
His research interests centre on the design and synthesis of switchable sensors and receptors for biologically relevant toxins and pollutants. In 2001 he founded Cauadata.org, a non-commercial and not-for-profit web site dedicated to Tailed Amphibians.
Roberto R Hensen Msc. graduated in 1981 from the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences in Miami/Florida/USA. Since then he has been active in tropical countries in South America as well as Asia in freshwater and marine aquaculture, for the production of ornamental animals as well as for food production. In these sectors the up-to-date knowledge of water quality makes the difference between success and failure. Originally from Curacao in the Netherlands Antilles, Roberto is currently located in The Netherlands and is active as a consultant and breeder of fish and reptiles.
Dr. Lim Lian Chuan obtained his PhD from the Ghent University, Belgium. He is an applied scientist specializing in ornamental fish aquaculture, fish packaging and marine food fish breeding. Over the last decade, he has played a key role in numerous international ornamental fish meetings, conferences and competitions. He is a Councilor Advisor of the Asia-Pacific Ornamental Fish Union since its inception in 2001.
Dr. Lim retired from the Agri-food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore in 2005 and is now in private practice, providing consultancy on aquaculture investment, aquarium trade, ornamental fish aquaculture and marine food fish breeding and farming.
Prof.Dr. Hartmut Schmidt, born 1841, was head of the Research and Development Department of the Tetra GmbH (1983-2002). He studied chemistry and physics at the University of Frankfurt/Main, Germany, where he graduated in chemistry. In 1994 he was appointed professor of Biophysical Chemistry of the Frankfurt University, where he had a lectureship at he Department of Biochemistry, Pharmacy and Food Chemistry.
William A. Tomey has for over 30 years successfully consulted and assisted governments, institutions, companies, hobby associations and private individuals. He has had a hand in developing export facilities and commercial breeding centers for ornamental fish, utilizing biological technical know-how as well as marketing strategies and educational programs. His work has carried him to many countries in South-East and South Asia, Africa, South America and Europe. He has lectured and authored numerous articles and books on aquaristic and terrariums. For his contributions he is well respected and an influential voice in the industry, and was honored by OFI with the OFI Award 2007.
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Book Description Ornamental Fish International, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M9075352751