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Ecological Aquaculture by Barry A. Costa-Pierce

By Barry A. Costa-Pierce

Because the world's call for for foodstuff from aquatic environments maintains to extend, the significance of acting aquaculture in an environmentally accountable demeanour additionally increases.The objective of this significant and thought-provoking e-book is to stimulate dialogue between aquaculture's sleek medical, schooling and extension groups in regards to the ideas, practices and regulations had to increase ecologically and socially sustainable aquaculture platforms world wide. Ecological Aquaculture presents attention-grabbing and necessary insights into primitive (and frequently sustainable) tradition platforms, and ties those to trendy large-scale aquaculture systems.The publication is edited, and authored to a substantial measure, by means of Barry Costa-Pierce who has assembled a group of a few of the top thinkers within the box, delivering details spanning a spectrum of actions from artisanal to excessive know-how ways to generating aquatic organisms in a balanced and environmentally-friendly way.Ecological Aquaculture is a necessary buy for all aquaculture body of workers all for advertisement, sensible and study capacities. Libraries in examine institutions and universities the place aquaculture, organic, environmental and aquatic sciences are studied and taught must have copies of this e-book to be had on their cabinets.

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Nearshore mariculture ecosystems The fourth type of fishpond, the seawater ponds, loko kuapa, were the ultimate aquaculture achievement of the native Hawaiians and a valuable contribution to native engineering and the evolution of subsistence food production. Mariculture, or the farming of euryhaline and marine aquatic animals in seawater, appears to have reached a sophisticated level in ancient Hawaii. Summers (1964) states that loko kuapa are found nowhere else in Polynesia. The main isolating feature of these ponds was a seawall (kuapa) constructed of coral or lava rock.

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