Monthly Archives: December 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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