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learning and teaching ichthyology

The guide disappeared offline for a while and I was worried that the online draft guide to learning and teaching ichthyology was lost and gone forever. But it’s back. This online course is free, and uses the data sets. … Continue reading

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the crayfish – T.H. Huxley

A free version on Huxley’s classic book The Crayfish is maintained on online by Rich Palmer, at the University of Alberta. The book is subtitled: ‘An introduction to the study of zoology’. I particularly enjoy the ‘kinder, gentler’ writing style … Continue reading

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aquaculture for youth and youth educators

In May, 1993, Eileen M. McVey produced a revised edition of Aquaculture for Youth and Youth Educators, National Agricultural Library Aquaculture Information Center. The document – a curriculum and teacher resource – is hosted by This revision of the … Continue reading

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starting an aquaculture business

The Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has produced a brief overview of aquaculture and a checklist of questions to ask yourself before getting starting in an aquaculture venture. The focus is on starting an aquaculture enterprise in … Continue reading

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African Catfish (Clarias sp.) potential

In 1998-1999 the Nefisco Foundation implemented the Homestead Magur (catfish) Culture Programme, also known as the Chari in the Bari programme in the Compartmentalization Pilot Project in Bangladesh. With this programme they tried to reach the poorest of the poor, … Continue reading

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