Biology of farmed fish

Biology of farmed fish

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Currently, traditional fish stocks are in decline, yet fish products are continuously in demand, making fish culture the predominant means of supply. This dramatic expansion in fish farming has followed an intense a exciting period of research into the biology of farmed species. Biology of Farmed Fish considers the biology underlying fish culture, focusing on developments over the last decade. The chapters, written by fish biologists who have made a significant contribution to the primary research literature, are broad in nature, covering aspects of the subject with reference to a range of species from around the world.HCG and homogenised carp pituitaries, 12 h apart, resulting in spawning some 10-12 h later. Using induction techniques, some 258000 eggs can be produced per kg body weight and the spawning season can last 6-8 months. ... After 3 weeks, fish are fed on a diet of minced fish and graded frequently to minimise losses through cannibalism. ... Commercial grouper farming occurs in Hong Kong , Malaysia, Taiwan and Singapore and the most important species are the greasy oranbsp;...

Title:Biology of farmed fish
Author:Kenneth D. Black, A. D. Pickering
Publisher:Blackwell - 1998


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