The purpose of this book is to provide a useful synthesis of the biology and culture of salmonid fishes. The important practices in salmonid culture as well as the theory behind them is described. This volume will be of interest to students, researchers, fisheries biologists and managers as well as practising aquaculturists.
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Preface. Special Acknowledgements. Introduction. Chapter 1. History and Applications of Salmonid Culture (L.M. Laird). Chapter 2. General Biology of Salmonids (B.A. Barton). Chapter 3. Salmonid Life History (C. Groot). Chapter 4. Broodstock Management (V.A. Pepper, L.W. Crim). Chapter 5. Gamete Removal, Fertilization and incubation (R. Billard, J.O.T. Jensen). Chapter 6. Early Rearing (W. Pennell, W.E. Mclean). Chapter 7. Growth of Salmonids (G.K. Iwama). Chapter 8. Smolt Production (W.C. Clarke, R.L. Saunders, S.D. McCormick). Chapter 9. Rearing Fish to Market Size in Marine Waters (A.J. Novotny, W. Pennell). Chapter 10. Nutrition of Salmonids (J.E. Halver). Chapter 11. Breeding and Genetics (K.E. Jørstad, G. Nævdal). Chapter 12. Transportation and Handling (G.A. Wedemeyer). Chapter 13. Salmonid Disease Management (D.W. Bruno, A.E. Ellis). Chapter 14. Ocean Ranching: An Assessment (W.R. Heard). Chapter 15. Marketing (S.A. Shaw, D.N. Egan).Chapter 16. Environmental Impacts of Salmonid Culture (D.P. Weston, M.J. Phillips, L.A. Kelly). Chapter 17. Uses of Biotechnology to Enhance Production (E.M. Donaldson, R.H. Devlin). Index.