Yearly Archives: 2006

State of the world fisheries

Ichiro Nomura, Assistant Director-General, FAO Fisheries Department, notes in the forward of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2004 – Developments during the past two years confirm the trends already observed at the end of the 1990s: capture fisheries … Continue reading

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Black sea bass (Centropristis striata)

Charles F. Cotton has published a 2002 MSc thesis entitled Optimizing Growth for Aquaculture of Juvenile Black Sea Bass Centropristis Striata L. : Effects Of Temperature, Salinity, Commercial Diet and Feeding Ration. The abstract notes: A new market has emerged … Continue reading

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Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus)

According to the Marine Resources Research Institute (South Carolina Department of Natural Resources), the red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) is a long lived marine finfish (> 50 years of age) which has an estuarine dependant early life history (ages 0-4). Throughout … Continue reading

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Breeding Ezzo Abalone (Haliotis discus hannai)

There are about 100 abalone species in the world. The FAO have prepared a training course on the artificial breeding of the Ezzo Abalone (Haliotis discus hannai). From the introduction: Abalones have been long considered as a valuable fishery product. … Continue reading

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marketing aquacultural products

Good current information about the marketing of aquacultural products is not always that easy to find on the net, particularly if you are seeking information about alternative species. One such article is available – sadly not updated since 1995. George … Continue reading

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