Aquaculture Science

Aquaculture Science

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This comprehensive book introduces readers to the aquaculture industry. It covers every aspect of aquaculture, including history, potential, descriptions, management, feeding, marketing, and diseases of aquatic animals and plants. Also addressed are the water requirements and chemistry necessary for successful aquaculture. The book offers detailed information on employment opportunities in the aquaculture industry and stresses the science of aquaculture. Chemistry, biology, and anatomy and physiology are included to ensure that readers understand the fundamental principles. A complete chapter is dedicated to those interested in exploring career opportunities in the industry.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 672 pages
  • 206 x 236 x 30mm | 1,263g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0766813215
  • 9780766813212

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Table of contents

Preface. Chapter 1: Aquaculture Basics and History. Chapter 2: Aquatic Plants and Animals. Chapter 3: Marketing Aquaculture. Chapter 4: Management Practices for Finfish. Chapter 5: Management Practices for Crustaceans and Mollusks. Chapter 6: Management Practices for Alligators, Frogs, and Plants. Chapter 7: Fundamentals of Nutrition in Aquaculture. Chapter 8: Feeds and Feeding. Chapter 9: Health of Aquatic Animals. Chapter 10: Water Requirements. Chapter 11: Aquatic Structures and Equipment. Chapter 12: Aquaculture Business. Chapter 13: Federal, State, and International Agencies and Regulations. Chapter 14: Career Opportunities in Aquaculture. Appendix. Glossary. Index.
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Preface. Chapter 1: Aquaculture Basics and History. Chapter 2: Aquatic Plants and Animals. Chapter 3: Marketing Aquaculture. Chapter 4: Management Practices for Finfish. Chapter 5: Management Practices for Crustaceans and Mollusks. Chapter 6: Management Practices for Alligators, Frogs, and Plants. Chapter 7: Fundamentals of Nutrition in Aquaculture. Chapter 8: Feeds and Feeding. Chapter 9: Health of Aquatic Animals. Chapter 10: Water Requirements. Chapter 11: Aquatic Structures and Equipment. Chapter 12: Aquaculture Business. Chapter 13: Federal, State, and International Agencies and Regulations. Chapter 14: Career Opportunities in Aquaculture. Appendix. Glossary. Index.
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About Rick Parker

Rick Parker is President of the National Agricultural Institute and Director of the National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA). Formerly a division director and instructor at the College of Southern Idaho for two decades, he taught biology, food science, and animal science. He also worked as the Director for AgroKnowledge, the National Center for Agriscience and Technology Education, a project funded by the National Science Foundation. Currently, Dr. Parker is also the Editor for the peer-reviewed NACTA Journal, which focuses on of teaching and learning scholarship. An experienced author, Dr. Parker has published a number of Cengage Learning texts, including Aquaculture Science, Introduction to Plant Science, Fundamentals of Plant and Soil Science, Introduction to Food Science, and Equine Science. He also co-authored Fundamentals of Plant Science.
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