Biology and Culture of Channel Catfish by C.S. Tucker, J.A. Hargreaves

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

The background of channel catfish farming within the usa serves as a version for the advance of pond-based aquaculture industries all over the world. Channel catfish farming is the most important and economically most vital aquaculture within the usa. In 2003, over 300,000 metric plenty (662 million kilos) of channel catfish have been processed, representing approximately part the full usa aquaculture creation. call for for farm-raised catfish is powerful, with list processing years in 2002 and 2003. In 22 chapters written through lively scientists within the box, Biology and tradition of Channel Catfish comprehensively synthesizes over 30 years of study in this American icon. through the ebook, primary organic features of channel catfish are associated with sensible tradition techniques.Topics comprise: • newest details on reproductive body structure, genetics, and breeding • complete remedy of catfish foodstuff, feeds, and feeding practices • Water caliber administration and pond dynamics • In-depth evaluate of immunology in channel catfish • functional details on illnesses and overall healthiness administration • ideas for advertisement tradition, together with cutting edge thoughts resembling raceways, recirculating structures, and partitioned aquaculture structures • Catfish economics and advertising and marketing • Exploration of environmental matters, together with suggested most sensible administration Practices

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