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By Robert R. Stickney

There at the moment are many introductory classes in aquaculture given at faculties and universities, yet there's a loss of applicable normal textbooks for such classes. This e-book goals to fill this hole by way of delivering a extensive and readable review of the topic. the focal point is on aquatic animal creation, almost always of finfish and shellfish, yet aquatic vegetation also are pointed out. either clean and salt water, and hot and funky water construction are coated. the writer concentrates on providing ideas, instead of offering aspect on how one can produce specific organisms, reminiscent of shrimp or salmon. He describes all elements of the topic, from company making plans, via web site and water platforms choice, to administration of the procedure as soon as it really is in operation. The pursuits of either constructed and constructing international locations are lined, as is the present debate in regards to the environmental impression of aquaculture.

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Issue 15: Issue: Capture of wild animals for stocking in growout facilities will lead to decimation of existing stocks. Industry Sector: This activity applies to a few cultured species of finfish and shellfish. Reality: In some nations, collection of wild postlarval shrimp, lobsters, young milkfish or immature tuna from nature for stocking aquaculture facilities is taking place. This practice apparently has had an impact on wild stocks of shrimp in some locations, and while the problem does not seem to be signifi- Who, What, When and Where of Aquaculture 35 cant for other species, it could become serious as those industries expand.

Issue 6: Issue: When cultured species are reared in waters where wild animals of the same species live, escapees from aquaculture could breed with their wild counterparts, resulting in changing the genetic diversity of the wild population. For more information, see Hershberger (2002) and Lester (2002). Industry Sector: This is primarily an issue associated with Atlantic salmon farming in Norway and along the North Atlantic region of North America at the present time, but it has been mentioned in relation to various other species as well.

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