Preface. Contributors. Acknowledgements. 1 History and Global Status of Freshwater Prawn Farming. 2 Nomenclature and Taxonomy. 3 Biology. 4 Broodstock Management. 5 Flow--through Hatchery Systems and Management. 6 Recirculation Hatchery Systems and Management. 7 Larval Prawn Feeds and the Dietary Importance of Artemia. 8. Nursery Systems and Management. 9. Grow--out System-- Site Selection and Pond Construction. 10 Grow--out Systems-- Monoculture. 11. Grow--out Systems-- Culture in Temperate Zones. 12. Grow--out Systems-- Polyculture and Integrated Culture. 13. Nutrition, Feeds and Feeding. 14 Grow--out Systems-- Water Quality and Soil Management. 15. Health Management. 16. Biology and Management of Size Variation. 17. Commercial Freshwater Prawn Farming Around the World. 18. Post--harvest Handling and Processing. 19. Marketing and Preparation for Consumption. 20. Economics & Business Management. 21 Culture of Other Prawn Species. 22. Prawn Capture Fisheries and Enhancement. 23. Sustainability of Freshwater Prawn Culture. Index.
Michael Bernard New, OBE is a Past--President of the World Aquaculture Society and President--Elect of the European Aquaculture Society; Wagner Cotroni Valenti is a Professor at the Aquaculture Center, Sao Paulo State University, Brazil.
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