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ASFA Aquaculture Abstracts from ProQuest

Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts: Aquaculture Abstracts indexes citations and abstracts of all aspects of marine and freshwater aquaculture. Sources include journals, books, conference papers, reports, patents, dissertations, and maps.

Information essential to all aspects of marine and freshwater aquaculture is covered in ASFA Aquaculture Abstracts. This specialized database specifically selects its widely dispersed aquaculture-related information. Focusing on studies related to improving and augmenting aquatic yields, the records included provide comprehensive information on cultivating marine, freshwater, and brackishwater species. All types of source documents are surveyed to provide international perspectives on the science, practice, management, and economics of aquaculture. References from related disciplines - such as water pollution, ecology, diseases, nutrition, oceanography, and limnology - are also scanned for relevant material directly applicable to aquacultural situations. Information on instruments, technological developments, culturing techniques, and new methods of husbandry are significant features.

Major areas of coverage include:

  • Aquaculture management and economics
  • Growth and development of cultured species
  • Techniques, equipment, methodology, feasibility studies, replenishing natural stocks, and laboratory culture
  • Culture of fish and other vertebrates
  • Crustaceans, mollusks, and other invertebrates
  • Aquatic plants and algae
  • Protozoa and microorganisms
  • Reproductive biology
  • Biotechnology

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September 13, 2010


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