Aquaculture Principles and Practices

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Aquaculture Principles and Practices

Basis of Aquaculture


=> Scope and definition - Basis of Aquaculture
=> Cultural and socio economic basis - Basis of Aquaculture
=> Biological and technological basis - Aquaculture
=> Role in fishery management - Aquaculture

History of Aquaculture and its Present State


=> Origins and growth of aquaculture
=> Present state of aquaculture

National Planning of Aquaculture Development


=> National Planning of Aquaculture Development
=> National priorities and aquaculture development
=> National resources - National Planning of Aquaculture Development
=> Technology and human resources - Aquaculture
=> Legal and environmental factors - Aquaculture
=> Organization of aquaculture
=> Aquaculture for rural development
=> Aquaculture for social benefit

Selection of Sites for Aquaculture


=> Selection of Sites for Aquaculture
=> General considerations - Selection of Sites for Aquaculture
=> Land-based farms- conflicts - Selection of Sites for Aquaculture
=> Open water farms - Selection of Sites for Aquaculture
=> Water quantity and quality - Selection of Sites for Aquaculture
=> Sources of pollution and user conflicts - Selection of Sites for Aquaculture
=> Environmental impact assessment - Selection of Sites for Aquaculture
=> Social aspects of site selection and management - Selection of Sites for Aquaculture
=> Legal empowerment and licensing of farms - Selection of Sites for Aquaculture

Selection of Species for Culture


=> Selection of Species for Culture
=> Biological characteristics of aquaculture species
=> Economic and market considerations
=> Introduction of exotic species
=> Common aquaculture species

Design and Construction of Aquafarms


=> Design and Construction of Aquafarms
=> Data for pond farm design
=> Design and construction of pond farms
=> Tank farms - Design and Construction of Aquafarms
=> Raceway farms - Design and Construction of Aquafarms
=> Cage farms - Design and Construction of Aquafarms
=> Types of cages and layout of cage farms
=> Submersible cages and cage maintenance
=> Pens and enclosures - Design and Construction of Aquafarms
=> Design and construction of hatcheries

Nutrition and Feeds


=> Feeding habits and food utilization - Aquaculture
=> Energy metabolism- Nutrition and Feeds of Fish
=> Carbohydrates - Aquaculture: Energy requirements and sources
=> Proteins - Aquaculture: Energy requirements and sources
=> Amino acids - Aquaculture: Energy requirements and sources
=> Lipids and essential fatty acids - Aquaculture: Energy requirements and sources
=> Vitamins - Aquaculture: Energy requirements and sources
=> Minerals - Aquaculture: Energy requirements and sources
=> Broodstock and larval nutrition - Aquaculture
=> Aquaculture: Nature and source of live foods
=> Algal culture - Aquaculture: Nature and source of live foods
=> Live animal food: Nature and source of live foods
=> Pond fertilization for production of live foods
=> Inorganic fertilizers - Pond fertilization for production of live foods
=> Organic fertilizers - Pond fertilization for production of live foods
=> Supplementary feedstuffs - Aquaculture: Artificial feeds
=> Types of processed feeds - Aquaculture: Artificial feeds
=> Ingredients - Aquaculture: Artificial feeds
=> Feed formulation and feed formulae - Artificial feeds
=> Substitution of fish meal in feeds - Artificial feeds
=> Feed preparation - Aquaculture: Artificial feeds
=> Larval feeds - Aquaculture: Artificial feeds
=> Larval microdiets - Aquaculture: Artificial feeds
=> Feeding techniques - Aquaculture: Artificial feeds

Reproduction and Genetic Selection


=> Reproduction and Genetic Selection - Aquaculture
=> Reproductive cycles - Aquaculture
=> Control of reproduction - Aquaculture
=> Induced reproduction: Hypophysation, Gametes and fertilization - Aquaculture
=> Preservation of gametes - Aquaculture
=> Use of sex steroids for sex reversal - Aquaculture
=> Genetic selection and hybridization in Aquaculture
=> Methods of genetic selection - Genetic selection and hybridization in Aquaculture
=> Mass selection - Genetic selection and hybridization in Aquaculture
=> Genotypic selection - Genetic selection and hybridization in Aquaculture
=> Progeny testing - Genetic selection and hybridization in Aquaculture
=> Combined selection - Genetic selection and hybridization in Aquaculture
=> Cross breeding - Genetic selection and hybridization in Aquaculture
=> Chromosomal manipulation - Genetic selection and hybridization in Aquaculture
=> Transgenics in aquaculture
=> Molecular techniques in Aquaculture

Health and Diseases


=> Health and diseases in aquaculture
=> Factors affecting fish health - Health and diseases in aquaculture
=> Integrated health management - Health and diseases in aquaculture
=> Major diseases of aquaculture species
=> Viral diseases of aquaculture species
=> Infectious pancreatic necrosis (IPN) - Viral diseases of aquaculture species
=> Infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN) - Viral diseases of aquaculture species
=> Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS) - Viral diseases of aquaculture species
=> Infectious dropsy of carp (IDC) and spring viremia of carp (SVC) - Viral diseases of aquaculture species
=> Channel catfish virus disease (CCVD) - Viral diseases of aquaculture species
=> Carp pox (CP) - Viral diseases of aquaculture species
=> Lymphocystis - Viral diseases of aquaculture species
=> Bacterial diseases of aquaculture species
=> Furunculosis - Bacterial diseases of aquaculture species
=> Columnaris disease - Bacterial diseases of aquaculture species
=> Bacterial gill disease (BGD) - Bacterial diseases of aquaculture species
=> Gill rot - Bacterial diseases of aquaculture species
=> Enteric red mouth disease (ERM) - Bacterial diseases of aquaculture species
=> Edwardsiellosis - Bacterial diseases of aquaculture species
=> Vibriosis - Bacterial diseases of aquaculture species
=> Fungus diseases of aquaculture species
=> Saprolegniasis - Fungus diseases of aquaculture species
=> Branchiomycosis - Fungus diseases of aquaculture species
=> Protozoan diseases of aquaculture species
=> Ichthyophthiriasis (Ich) - Protozoan diseases of aquaculture species
=> Ichtyobodosis - Protozoan diseases of aquaculture species
=> Whirling disease - Protozoan diseases of aquaculture species
=> Copepod infections of aquaculture species
=> Argulosis - Copepod infections of aquaculture species
=> Lernaeosis - Copepod infections of aquaculture species
=> Trematode infections of aquaculture species
=> Public health and aquaculture

Control of Weeds Pests and Predators


=> Weed problems in aquaculture farms
=> Common aquatic weeds
=> Prevention of infestations and utilization of weeds - Methods of weed control in Aquaculture
=> Manual and mechanical methods - Methods of weed control in Aquaculture
=> Chemical methods - Methods of weed control in Aquaculture
=> Biological control - Methods of weed control in Aquaculture
=> Control of predators, weed animals and pests in Aquaculture

Harvesting and Post Harvest Technology


=> Harvesting methods in Aquaculture
=> Harvesting drainable ponds - Harvesting methods in Aquaculture
=> Seining undrainable ponds - Harvesting methods in Aquaculture
=> Other methods of fishing - Harvesting methods in Aquaculture
=> Harvesting cage and raceway farms - Harvesting methods in Aquaculture
=> Harvesting of molluscs - Harvesting methods in Aquaculture
=> Sorting - Handling, preservation and transport in Aquaculture
=> Depuration of molluscs - Handling, preservation and transport in Aquaculture
=> Preservation and processing - Handling, preservation and transport in Aquaculture

Marketing of Aquaculture Products


=> Marketing of Aquaculture Products
=> Outlets for aquaculture products
=> Organization of marketing - Aquaculture products
=> Market research - Market strategies for industrial aquaculture
=> Formulation of market strategies - Market strategies for industrial aquaculture
=> Marketing strategies for aquaculture products

Economics and Financing of Aquaculture


=> Economic viability - Economics and Financing of Aquaculture
=> Data requirements - Economics and Financing of Aquaculture
=> Analysis of data - Economics and Financing of Aquaculture
=> Financial and economic feasibility of investment - Aquaculture
=> Risk and insurance - Economics and Financing of Aquaculture

Farm Management


=> Farm Management - Aquaculture
=> Concepts and economic principles of farm management - Aquaculture
=> Application of farm management principles in aquaculture

Management of Aquaculture


=> Sustainability and environmental management of Aquaculture
=> Pollutionary effects of waste discharges from aquatic farms - Aquaculture
=> Controlled use of natural resources - Aquaculture
=> Selection of sites and farming practices - Aquaculture
=> Guidelines for sustainable aquaculture and transport of live aquatic animals

Carps


=> Main species of carps (familyCyprinidae) used for culture - Aquaculture
=> Common carps (familyCyprinidae) used for Aquaculture
=> Chinese carps (familyCyprinidae) used for Aquaculture
=> Indian carps (familyCyprinidae) used for Aquaculture
=> Culture systems in Aquaculture
=> Spawning and fry production of Carps
=> Breeding of common carp - Spawning and fry production of Carps
=> Selection and segregation of brood stock - Spawning and fry production of Carps
=> Spawning and larval rearing - Spawning and fry production of Carps
=> Hypophysation: Common carp - Spawning and fry production of Carps
=> Hypophysation: Chinese carps - Spawning and fry production of Carps
=> Hypophysation: Indian carps - Spawning and fry production of Carps
=> Nursing of carp fry - Spawning and fry production of Carps
=> Grow-out and polyculture - Carps
=> Diseases and mortality of Carps
=> Harvesting and marketing of Carps

Trouts and Salmons


=> Trouts and Salmons
=> Trouts
=> Culture systems of Trouts
=> Development of brood stock - Trouts
=> Techniques of propagation - Trouts
=> Grow-out - Trouts
=> Salmons
=> Culture systems - Salmons
=> Techniques of propagation: production, Stripping, fertilization and hatching - Salmons
=> Grow out - Salmons
=> Feeds and feeding of salmonids
=> Salmonid diseases
=> Harvesting and processing - Salmons
=> Economics - Salmons

Catfishes


=> Catfishes
=> Channel catfish
=> Asian catfishes
=> African catfish
=> European catfish (family Siluridae)
=> Culture systems - Channel catfish
=> Propagation Technics: Brood stock, Spawning and fry production - Channel catfish
=> Grow out - Channel catfish
=> Diseases - Channel catfish
=> Harvesting and marketing, Economics - Channel catfish
=> Spawning and fry production of Clarias spp. - Asian catfishes
=> Propagation of Pangasius - Asian catfishes
=> Grow-out of Asian catfishes
=> Diseases and Economics of Asian catfishes
=> Spawning and fry production of African catfish
=> Grow-out and feeds of African catfish
=> Spawning and rearing of fry - European catfish (family Siluridae)
=> Grow-out of European catfish (family Siluridae)

Eels


=> Eels(family Anguillidae)
=> Culture systems of Eels(family Anguillidae)
=> Collection and rearing of seed eels
=> Feeds and grow-out of adult eels
=> Diseases and mortality of Eels
=> Harvesting and marketing of Eels
=> Economics of Eels

Tilapias


=> Tilapias (family Cichlidae)
=> Cultivated species of tilapias
=> Culture systems of tilapias
=> Spawning and production of seed stock - Tilapias
=> Methods of spawning - Spawning and production of Tilapias seed stock
=> Mono sex seed stock and hybrids - Spawning and production of Tilapias seed stock
=> Grow out in ponds - Tilapias
=> Cage and pen culture - Tilapias
=> Tank and raceway culture - Tilapias
=> Feeds and feeding - Tilapias
=> Diseases and mortality of Tilapias
=> Harvesting and marketing of Tilapias
=> Economics - Tilapias

Grey Mullets and Milkfish


=> Grey Mullets and Milkfish: Introduction
=> Grey mullets (family Mugilidae)
=> Culture systems of Grey mullets
=> Fry collection and artificial propagation of Grey mullets
=> Grow-out of Grey mullets
=> Diseases of Grey mullets
=> Milkfish
=> Culture systems of Milkfish
=> Fry collection and induced spawning of Milkfish
=> Grow-out of Milkfish: Pond preparation, Feeding and pond management, Pen culture
=> Harvesting and marketing of Milkfish

Yellowtail


=> Yellowtail, Seriola quinqueradiata (family Carangidae)
=> Culture systems of Yellowtail (Seriola quinqueradiata)
=> Production of seedlings - Yellowtail (Seriola quinqueradiata)
=> Grow-out of Yellowtail (Seriola quinqueradiata)
=> Diseases of Yellowtail (Seriola quinqueradiata)
=> Harvesting and marketing of Yellowtail (Seriola quinqueradiata)

Sea Basses and Sea Breams


=> Sea-Basses and Sea-Breams: Introduction
=> European sea-bass
=> Asian sea-bass
=> Gilthead sea-bream
=> Red sea-bream

Other Finfishes


=> Other Finfishes
=> Murrels (snakeheads)
=> Spawning and fry production of Murrels (snakeheads)
=> Grow-out of Murrels (snakeheads)
=> Gouramis
=> Spawning and fry production of Gouramis
=> Grow-out of Gouramis
=> Groupers (Epinephelus - family Serranidae)
=> Fry collection and induced spawning of Groupers (Epinephelus - family Serranidae)
=> Nursing and grow-out of Groupers (Epinephelus)
=> Rabbit fishes (family Siganidae)
=> Fry collection and induced spawning of Rabbit fishes
=> Grow-out of Rabbit fishes
=> Turbot (Scophthalmusmaximus - family Scophthalmidae)
=> Controlled spawning and hatchery production of juveniles
=> Grow-out of Turbot
=> cod (Gadus morhua)
=> Tunas

Shrimps and Prawns


=> Shrimps and Prawns: Introduction
=> Major cultivated species of shrimps and prawns
=> Shrimp culture systems
=> Reproduction and larval rearing of shrimps
=> Brood stock - Reproduction and larval rearing of shrimps
=> Hatchery systems - Reproduction and larval rearing of shrimps
=> Spawning and larval rearing
=> Grow-out of shrimps
=> Food and feeding of shrimps
=> Diseases of shrimps
=> Harvesting and marketing of shrimps
=> Economics of shrimp farming
=> Reproduction and larval rearing of fresh-water prawns
=> Grow-out of fresh-water prawns
=> Food and feeding - Grow-out of fresh-water prawns
=> Diseases of fresh-water prawns
=> Harvesting and marketing of fresh water prawns
=> Economics of fresh-water prawn farming

Crayfishes and Crabs


=> Crayfishes
=> Culture of Procambarus clarkii(Crayfishes): Pond culture methods, Double cropping
=> Crabs
=> Culture of Scylla serrata(Crabs)
=> Propagation of crabs in Japan

Oysters and Mussels


=> Oysters and Mussels: Introduction
=> Oysters
=> Culture systems of Oysters
=> Production of seed oysters
=> Hatchery production of seed oysters
=> Flat oysters
=> Cupped oysters
=> Rock oysters
=> Harvesting, handling and marketing of Oysters
=> Mussels
=> Culture systems of Mussels
=> Seed stock of Mussels
=> Grow-out of Mussels
=> Harvesting, depuration and marketing of Mussels

Clams Scallops and Abalones


=> Clams
=> Culture systems of Clams
=> Hatchery production of Clams seed
=> Grow-out of Clams
=> Scallops
=> Spat collection - Scallops
=> Hatchery production of spat - Scallops
=> Grow-out of Scallops
=> Abalones
=> Controlled reproduction and larval rearing - Abalones
=> Grow-out of Abalones

Seaweeds


=> Seaweeds
=> Culture systems of Seaweeds
=> Porphyra culture practices - Seaweeds
=> Culture of Undaria - Seaweeds
=> Culture of Laminaria - Seaweeds
=> Culture of other edible seaweeds
=> Culture of seaweeds for industrial use

Integration of Aquaculture with Crop and Livestock Farming


=> Rationale of integrated farming
=> Integrated farming of fish and livestock
=> Pig and fish farming - Integrated farming of fish and livestock
=> Duck and fish farming - Integrated farming of fish and livestock
=> Farming of other animals in association with fish
=> Objectives and types of rice-field aquaculture
=> Rice fish rotation
=> Combined culture of rice and fish - Rice field aquaculture
=> Polyculture of bivalves and seaweeds in marine environments

Stocking of Open Waters and Ranching


=> Stocking of Open Waters and Ranching
=> Reservoirs - Open water stocking
=> Lakes and streams - Open water stocking
=> Coastal and inland seas - Open water stocking
=> Ranching of anadromous species
=> Salmons - Ranching of anadromous species
=> Sturgeons - Ranching of anadromous species
=> Ownership and regulation of fishing



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