Tilapia Culture 2nd edition-Original PDF
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Tilapia Culture 2nd edition-Original PDF

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By Abdel-Fattah M. El-Sayed (Author)

Size : 9.18 MB

Tilapia Culture, Second Edition, covers the vital issues of farmed tilapia in the world, including their biology, environmental requirements, semi-intensive culture, intensive culture systems, nutrition and feeding, reproduction, seed production and larval rearing, stress and disease, harvesting, economics, trade, marketing, the role of tilapia culture in rural development and poverty eradication, and technological innovations in, and the environmental impacts of, tilapia culture. In addition, the book highlights and presents the experiences of leading countries in tilapia culture, thus making it ideal for tilapia farmers and researchers who seek the most relevant research and information.

The new second edition not only brings the most updated information within each chapter, but also delivers new content on tilapia transfers, introductions and their impacts, the use of probiotics and other additives in tilapia culture, tilapia trade, including marketing, and sustainability approaches and practices, such as management practices, ecosystem approaches to tilapia culture, and value chain analyses of tilapia farming.

  • Presents the biology of tilapia, including taxonomy, body shapes, geographical distribution, introductions and transfers, gut morphology, and feeding habits
  • Covers semi-intensive tilapia culture in earthen ponds, tanks, raceways, cages, recirculating systems, and aquaponics
  • Provides the latest information on brood stock management, production of monosex tilapia, seed production, and larval rearing under different culture systems
  • Highlights the most common infectious and non-infectious diseases affecting farmed tilapia, with a full description of disease symptoms and treatment measures
  • Provides an in-depth exploration of tilapia economics, trade and marketing

Product Details

  • Paperback: 358 pages
  • Publisher: Academic Press; 2 edition (October 29, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 012816509X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0128165096