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Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture: A Practical Guide

£150.00

354 in stock

354 in stock

Edited by Sandra Shumway

Description

Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture is a useable manual for all those interested in an up-to-date introduction to the field. Each of the major cultured species of commercial importance is covered, providing cutting-edge information of practical use to all those involved in shellfish aquaculture.

The book’s editor and chapter authors are among the most widely known and respected authorities working in the industry and academia. Species covered include mussels, clams, oysters (including pearl oysters), scallops, cephalopods, abalone and gastropods. Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture contains a huge wealth of information of great use for personnel working in the industry, with chapters covering site selection, hatchery construction, disease, biofouling, best management practice and certification.

 

 

Contents

1. Farming oysters for food and profit

2. Clam aquaculture

3. Culture of giant clams

4. Scallop aquaculture

5. Mussel aquaculture

6. Abalone aquaculture

7. Conch aquaculture: queen conch, Lobatus gigas, and fighting conch, Strombus

8. Culture of the carnivorous marine snail, Concholepas concholepas

9. Pearl oyster culture and pearl production

10. Site selection for molluscan shellfish aquaculture

11. Water and shellfish quality concerns for commercial bivalve shellfish aquaculture

12. Design and construction considerations for a molluscan hatchery

13. Algal culture for shellfish aquaculture

14. Genetics in shellfish culture

15. Shellfish diseases

16. Control of biofouling

17. Shellfish farming: regulations, spatial planning, best practices, and certification

18. Environmental and social certification of aquaculture

19. Marketing

20. Business planning for aquaculture

 

Additional information

ISBN9781789180107
Page extent448
Product typeHB
Publication date30-Jun-21
Dimensions246 × 189 × - mm

3 reviews for Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture: A Practical Guide

  1. John A. Hargreaves

    “The authors and editor are to be commended for bridging the gap between an academic, research-oriented approach and a practical, on-farm, nuts-and-bolts approach by providing an excellent overview of state-of-the-science practices and technologies” – John A. Hargreaves, Editor-in-Chief, World Aquaculture

  2. Nicki Holmyard

    “A highly readable and comprehensive overview of the biology, culture techniques and harvesting methods used for a host of shellfish species” – Nicki Holmyard, Fish Farmer

  3. Janet H. Brown

    “A usable text for those interested in an up-to-date introduction to the field and a guide for those who decide to join the aquaculture industry” – Janet H. Brown, The Grower

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