Sustainable Freshwater Aquaculture

cover of Sustainable Freshwater Aquaculture

Paperback - October 2006 - AU $49.99

The most complete, accessible and affordable guide to freshwater aquaculture in Australia, emphasising sustainable use of all resources.

The most complete, accessible and affordable guide to freshwater aquaculture in Australia, emphasising sustainable use of all resources: whether it be on a small scale in a backyard pond, or in commercial production on broad acres. The book includes detailed information from design and construction of ponds to water quality, enhancing production through aeration, filtration and water treatment wetlands, foods and feeding, breeding and propagating aquatic animals and plants, sources of stock and polyculture (mixing fish, crustaceans, other animals, and plants for greater yields).

Details

Paperback | October 2006 | $ 49.99
ISBN: 9780868408354 | 160 pages | 240 x 170 mm
Publisher: UNSW Press

Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface: Towards sustainability
Holding and moving water
Water quality
Technology and water quality
Feeding
Permits and problems
From breeding to harvesting
Commercial aquaculture
The aquarium: a training ground for commercial aquaculture
Polyculture
Fishes
Crayfish and prawns
Plants
Appendix A Some sources of aquaculture animals and plants
Index