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Freshwater Fishes of Iran

Brian Coad has published a substantial work in the Freshwater Fishes of Iran. From the introduction: This work is meant to provide a guide to the freshwater fishes of Iran. There are no modern keys to this fauna, some available … Continue reading

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duckweed

The potential of duckweed as a high-protein feed resource has been reported here previously. Bui Xuan Men, Brian Ogle, and T R Preston have published research findings entitled Use of restricted broken rice in duckweed based diets for fattening Common … Continue reading

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sustainable aquaculture

According to William A. Wurts from the Kentucky State University, Cooperative Extension Program, Sustainable Aquaculture in the Twenty-First Century (a .pdf download – Reviews in Fisheries Science, 8(2): 141-150 (2000)) people have approached sustainability from three perspectives: environmental, economic, and … Continue reading

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Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) in the Great Lakes

Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS) was initially noted as a disease of cultured European rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). The disease has been noted amongst marine species, notably farmed turbot (Germany, Scotland and Ireland), but until relatively recently (approximately Spring 2005), appears … Continue reading

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Fishing with Traps and Pots

R. J. Slack-Smith has written and the FAO published a manual entitled Fishing with Traps and Pots. It describes the basic elements of fishing with traps and pots for small-scale fishermen. It presents the various types of traps and pots … Continue reading

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