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Sustainable Freshwater Aquaculture

Sustainable Freshwater Aquaculture

The Complete Guide from Backyard to Investor

Nick Romanowski  

160 pages, 240 x 170 mm
Publisher: UNSW Press

    Paperback - 2006
ISBN: 9780868408354 - AU $ 49.99



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).


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

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