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The Shrimp Book

V Alday-Sanz

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Author: V Alday-Sanz

About The Book

This book brings together information often difficult to find, joining the worlds of aquaculture science and industry production, through the leveraging of their synergies and dependencies.

It contains a wealth of scientific knowledge which can only be traced in a fragmented manner in specialised journals. It also includes the description of farming practices and the actual implementation of new technologies, information which is often presented in industry conferences, but rarely reaches publication.

Additional Information

Author V Alday-Sanz
Availability In Print
Dimensions Unknown
Extent 930 pp
ISBN 9781904761594
Publication date March 2010
Book Type Hardcover

Contents

INTRODUCTION

  • Technical Evolution of Shrimp Farming and Status of Global and Regional Production
  • Small-scale Shrimp Farmers: challenges and opportunities for better market access

THE SHRIMP

  • Functional Anatomy and Basic Physiology: Biology, Homeostasis, Reproduction...
  • The Molt Cycle
  • Larval and postlarval ontogenetic development and digestive physiology
  • Immunology and Immunostimulation
  • Genetics Review & Application

PRODUCTION SYSTEMS

  • Review of commercial broodstock production, maturation, and hatchery production systems
  • Farm production systems:
    • Extensive & Integrated shrimp farming
    • Semiextensive: Ecuadorian model, Madagascar
    • Intensive: Indonesia, Peru, Belize, Thailand
    • Superintensive: USA (Hawaii)
  • Hydrobiology of paralic systems in farm site selection and water management
  • Pond and soil management
  • The application of re-circulation technology for intensive shrimp production (also in ponds, focus on microbial management systems - bioflocs technology)
  • Selective Breeding: SPF, Disease Resistance, Growth, Performance
  • BMPs and Certification Systems
  • An assessment of costs, benefits and impacts of aquaculture and fisheries standards
  • White Spot, an inflexion point for the industry

FEEDS AND FEEDING

  • Nutrient Requirements and Current Status of Shrimp Nutrition Research
  • New horizons in Mineral and Vitamin Nutrition
  • Raw material evaluation strategies for shrimp diets - Optimising raw material sustainability
  • New horizons in Mineral and Vitamin Nutrition
  • Practical Feed Management
  • Neutraceuticals
  • Nutrition and shrimp health
  • Alternatives to marine fish meal and oils

BIOSECURITY AND SHRIMP HEALTH MANAGEMENT

  • A Review of Shrimp Diseases, Diagnostics and Disease Issues in Commercial Shrimp Farms
  • Shrimp Response to Viral Pathogens
  • Concepts of Biosecurity Applied to Commercial Shrimp Farming Systems
  • From ?Disease Control? to ?Health Management?-changes in approach to shrimp production
  • Use of Antibiotics and Alternatives to Antibiotics in Shrimp Health Management: probiotics
  • Epidemiology: from surveillance to risk analysis
  • PCR in shrimp aquaculture: adoption and controversies
  • Sanitary committees, Mexico

POST HARVEST ISSUES

  • The World shrimp market
  • Microbiological safety in aquaculture shrimp/other safety issues related to processing
  • Maintaining quality of farmed shrimp to meet market demands

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