Download e-book for kindle: Aquaculture Sourcebook: A Guide to North American Species by Edwin S. Iversen

By Edwin S. Iversen

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ISBN-13: 9781468414288

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As conventional advertisement fishing turns into more and more dear and restrictive, aquacultural fish construction emerges as a realistic attainable substitute. The Aquaculture Sourcebook is an introductory textual content and prepared reference for info at the fresh-, brackish-, and salt-water farming of either fish and shellfish, in addition to of a number of very important algae. previously, such fabric has been to be had in simple terms in scattered courses; however the Aquaculture Sourcebook accommodates all of the feasibility facts pertinent to farming aquacultural species in North the USA into one easy-to-use textual content. will probably be welcomed not just via present and destiny aquaculturists, but in addition by way of fisheries, seafood corporation managers, biologists, academics, and scholars. The Aquaculture Sourcebook has been designed to fulfill the desires of fisheries, scientists, and advertisement aquaculturists by means of delivering, in a convenient and well-organized structure, details very important for winning North American aquacultural ventures. Concise information are given for over 100 person speices, together with not just these raised for human intake, but additionally organisms reared for feed, bait, or different reasons. each one access during this precious quantity covers such suitable fabric as: *the medical and customary names of the organism *its visible visual appeal and targeted features *habitat variety requisites *species copy and improvement *age- and growth-related elements *specific parasites an ailments *potential predators and/or aggressive species *its customers for destiny aquacultural luck Key teams of heavily comparable species are mentioned in a geographical context, highlighting components which every will locate the habitat top for its survival. nice care has been taken to specify levels of tolerable salinity and optimal temperature for candidate species, and emphasis has been put on developing aquacultural environments that duplicate these more often than not habitated in nature. finished, informative, and available to layperson and scientist alike, the Aqualculture Sourcebook is either the ideal machine reference for somebody developing an aquacultural facility, and a prepared connection with aid hold one.

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Oesterling, M. , and A. J. Provenzano. 1985. Other crustacean species. In Crustacean and mollusk aquaculture in the United States, ed. J. V. Huner and E. E. Brown, pp. 203-34. Westport, CT: AVI Publishing Co. Wear, R. G. 1990. Soft-shelled crustaceans; new horizons for aquaculture. World Aquaculture 21 (1 ):36-8. Crabs Crabs vary greatly in size, from a few inches to over 5 ft across the outstretched legs. True crabs possess a small, symmetrical abdomen that is bent and tucked under the depressed ceplullothorax (carapace).

SCIENTIFIC AND COMMON NAMES: INVERTEBRATES 45 AQUACULTURAL POTENTIAL: Suggested for restocking dwindling natural supplies and for private ventures. The greatest expense in the rearing of Dungeness crabs is food. Slow growth rate to market size is a disadvantage. There are no reliable economic studies dealing with the profitability of large-scale rearing of this crab. Low market prices and wide price fluctuations lessen the interest in commercial crab culture. REGIONS WHERE FARMED AND/OR RESEARCHED: Humboldt State University (Arcata, California).

Biological Bulletin 123:207-23. 5 in. across the carapace) with powerful claws. The body is dark reddishbrown, spotted with gray, and about two-thirds as long as it is wide. The walking legs have red and yellow bands; claw ends are black. HABITAT RANGE: North Carolina through the Gulf of Mexico to Mexico; in shallow, nearshore water (10-60 ft deep). REPRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT: A mature female can produce as many as six million eggs in a spring-summer spawning season. She carries the egg masses on her abdomen like an apron for about two weeks, then migrates offshore to saltier water for hatching.

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