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Tilapia in Intensive Co-culture

By: Perschbacher, Peter W. & Robert R. Stickney (editors)

Price: £130.00

Inventory number: 979769

ISBN: 1118970667

Condition: New<br>


2017. 26cm. Pp.368. Colour photos, figures. Hardbound.Intensive tilapia co-culture is the commercial production of various species of tilapia in conjunction with one or more other marketable species. Tilapia are attractive as a co-cultured fish because of their potential to improve water quality, especially in penaeid shrimp ponds, by consuming plankton and detritus and by altering pathogenic bacterial populations while increasing marketable production.Following introductory chapters covering ecological aspects of co-culture, tilapia feeding habits, historical use, and new mode... View more info