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.Supplemental feed in crawfish ponds, particularly during warm periods, may cause water quality problems. ... It raises the alkalinity of the water, increasing the availability of carbon dioxide needed by plants as well as buffering against drastic daily changes in pH. ... It also causes the precipitation of excessive organic matter in suspension in water. ... The exact amount to be added depends on factors such as initial soil and water conditions and the chemical relationships among them.

Title:Aquaculture Science
Author:R. O. Parker
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2000


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