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Biology and Culture of Channel Catfish: 0 (Developments in by C. S. Tucker,J. A. Hargreaves

By C. S. Tucker,J. A. Hargreaves

The heritage of channel catfish farming within the usa serves as a version for the advance of pond-based aquaculture industries around the world. Channel catfish farming is the biggest and economically most vital aquaculture within the usa. In 2003, over 300,000 metric lots (662 million kilos) of channel catfish have been processed, representing approximately part the complete usa aquaculture creation. call for for farm-raised catfish is robust, with checklist processing years in 2002 and 2003. In 22 chapters written by means of lively scientists within the box, Biology and tradition of Channel Catfish comprehensively synthesizes over 30 years of analysis in this American icon. in the course of the e-book, primary organic features of channel catfish are associated with sensible tradition techniques.

Topics comprise:
• most recent info on reproductive body structure, genetics, and breeding
• entire remedy of catfish foodstuff, feeds, and feeding practices
• Water caliber administration and pond dynamics
• In-depth evaluation of immunology in channel catfish
• useful info on illnesses and healthiness administration
• concepts for advertisement tradition, together with leading edge suggestions reminiscent of raceways, recirculating platforms, and partitioned aquaculture structures
• Catfish economics and advertising and marketing
• Exploration of environmental issues, together with steered top administration Practices

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