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Author: Unknown
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: production, acquaculture, statistics, fishery, yearbook
Number of Pages: 196
Published: 2001-11
ISBN-10: 9250045824
ISBN-13: 9789250045825

This issue of the "Yearbook of Fishery Statistics: Aquaculture Production" is a compilation of statistics on world production of fish, crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic animals and plants produced from all culture practices for the years 1990-99. The statistics, in quantity and value, are presented by country or territory, species, culture environment, and year, and for various aggregations. In order to provide complete coverage of aquaculture production statistics throughout the world, where officially reported national statistics are lacking or are considered unreliable FAO makes estim

Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: sustainable, aquaculture, challenge, promise, face, waters, changing
Number of Pages: 210
Published: 2007-04
ISBN-10: 0821370154
ISBN-13: 9780821370155

Aquaculture-the farming of fish and aquatic plants-has become the world's fastest-growing food production sector, even as the amount of wild fish caught in our seas and freshwaters declines. From fish foods and pharmaceuticals to management of entire aquatic ecosystems, acquaculture is truly changing the face of the waters.Increased growth, however, brings increased risk, and aquaculture now lies at a crossroads. One direction points toward the giant strides in productivity, industry concentration, and product diversification. Another direction points toward the dangers of environmental degrad
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