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Recent Advances and New Species in Aquaculture


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Contributors. Abbreviations and acronyms. Preface. Acknowledgements. 1 Recent Developments (Ravi Fotedar, Gopal Krishna, Uras Tantulo, Iain Mcgregor and Bruce Phillips). 1.1 Introduction. 1.2 Disease resistance in aquaculture systems vis-a-vis breeding strategy. 1.3 Freshwater ornamental aquaculture ? an industry view from Western Australia. 1.4 Use of immunostimulants as feed additives. 1.5 Alternative sites for aquaculture. 1.6 Future directions. 1.7 References. 2 A Global Review of Spiny Lobster Aquaculture (Bruce Phillips and Hirokazi Matsuda). 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 Broodstock management. 2.3 Larval rearing. 2.4 Raising wild-caught pueruli and juveniles. 2.5 Future developments. 2.6 References. 3 Slipper Lobsters (Manambrakat Vijayakumaran and Edakkepravan V. Radhakrishnan). 3.1 Introduction. 3.2 Biology. 3.3 Aquaculture potential. 3.4 Marketing. 3.5 Slipper lobster culture initiatives. 3.6 Hatchery production of seeds. 3.7 Factors influencing phyllosoma growth and survival. 3.8 Hatching and larval rearing in Thenus sp. 3.9 Growth of juvenile slipper lobsters. 3.10 Culture of Thenus sp. 3.11 Conclusions. 3.12 References. 4 Mud Crab Aquaculture (Brian D. Paterson and David L. Mann). 4.1 Introduction. 4.2 Portunid crab aquaculture. 4.3 Biology and life cycle. 4.4 Technology development. 4.5 Future developments. 4.6 References. 5 Penaeid Prawns (Ngo Van Hai, Ravi Fotedar and Nguyen Van Hao). 5.1 Introduction. 5.2 Achievements. 5.3 Challenges. 5.4 Prospective/future outlook. 5.5 References. 6 Cobia Culture (Ravi Fotedar and Huynh Minh Sang). 6.1 Introduction. 6.2 Morphology. 6.3 Distribution. 6.4 Biological characteristics. 6.5 Nutritional requirement of cobia. 6.6 Hatchery. 6.7 Growout. 6.8 Disease and health management. 6.9 Post-harvest and marketing. 6.10 Challenges and opportunities. 6.11 References. 7 Barramundi Aquaculture (Suresh Job). 7.1 Introduction. 7.2 Biology. 7.3 Hatchery production. 7.4 Hatchery culture. 7.5 Growout. 7.6 Nutrition and growth. 7.7 Health management. 7.8 Quality. 7.9 Sales and marketing. 7.10 Future directions. 7.11 Conclusions. 7.12 References. 8 Abalone Culture (Mark Allsopp, Fabiola Lafarga-De la Cruz, Roberto Flores-Aguilar and Ellie Watts). 8.1 Introduction . 8.2 The abalone market. 8.3 Abalone production technology. 8.4 Technological developments. 8.5 Future possibilities. 8.6 References. 9 Seaweed Culture with Special Reference to Latin America (Julieta Munoz, Vivek Kumar and Ravi Fotedar). 9.1 Introduction. 9.2 Seaweed utilisation. 9.3 Aquaculture. 9.4 Integrated aquaculture. 9.5 Post-harvest: agar extraction. 9.6 Cultivation in Latin America. 9.7 Conclusions. 9.8 References. 10 Marine Ornamental Fish Culture (Suresh Job). 10.1 Introduction. 10.2 Broodstock and eggs. 10.3 Broodstock conditioning. 10.4 Larval culture. 10.5 Juveniles. 10.6 Commercial production. 10.7 Conclusions. 10.8 References. 11 Tilapia (Luan Dinh Tran, Trung Van Dinh, Thoa Phu Ngo and Ravi Fotedar). 11.1 Introduction. 11.2 Seed production. 11.3 Culture practices. 11.4 Harvesting and value added products. 11.5 Genetic improvement of tilapia. 11.6 Environment and disease management. 11.7 Marketing of tilapia. 11.8 Conclusion. 11.9 References. 12 Carp Polyculture in India (Dilip Kumar). 12.1 Introduction. 12.2 Freshwater aquaculture resources in India. 12.3 Development of aquaculture. 12.4 Commonly cultured species. 12.5 Aquaculture practices/systems. 12.6 Developments in culture practices. 12.7 Culture of pangasius (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus). 12.8 Freshwater prawn farming. 12.9 Recent developments. 12.10 References. 13 Future Directions (Bruce Phillips, Ravi Fotedar, Jane Fewtrell and Simon Longbottom). 13.1 Introduction. 13.2 Developments in managing the environmental impacts of aquaculture. 13.3 Ecolabelling. 13.4 The future. 13.5 References. Index. Colour plate.

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Ravi Fotedar and Bruce Phillips are based at Curtin University of Technology in Western Australia.

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