Ecological and Genetic Implications of Aquaculture Activities by Theresa M. BertEcological and Genetic Implications of Aquaculture Activities by Theresa M. Bert

Ecological and Genetic Implications of Aquaculture Activities

EditorTheresa M. Bert

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Aquaculture is a rapidly growing industry and aquaculture practices can directly interact with and depend upon the surrounding environment. Therefore, the effects of all types of aquaculture on living natural resources and ecosystems are of significant and increasing national and international interest. In Ecological and Genetic Implications of Aquaculture Activities, numerous nationally and internationally prominent aquaculture researchers contribute 27 chapters that comprise overviews of aquaculture effects on the environment, discussions of genetic considerations, thorough documentation of aquaculture effects and their solutions specific to countries, and approaches toward environmentally sustainable aquaculture. Together, these chapters comprise a comprehensive synthesis of many ecological and genetic problems implicated in the practice of aquaculture and of many proven, attempted, or postulated solutions to those problems. Many chapters can serve as benchmark documentations of specific aquaculture effects on biodiversity at different levels. The authorship is broadly international; the authors represent 18 different countries or international agencies and all continents except Antarctica. The aquaculture effects and their solutions range from local to global and simple to highly technical. Effects common to many levels and types of aquaculture emerge, as well as both common and unique solutions. Aquaculturists, aquaculture researchers, aquaculture industry developers, conservation biologists, environmental scientists, resource managers, and policy makers should find this book interesting and informative.
Title:Ecological and Genetic Implications of Aquaculture ActivitiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:557 pagesPublished:November 30, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

FOREWORDINTRODUCTION1. Environmentally Responsible Aquaculture-A Work in Progress; Theresa M. BertSECTION ONE: OVERVIEWS OF ECOLOGICAL INTERACTIONS2. An Ecosystems Approach to Risk Assessment of Alien Species and Genotypes in Aquaculture; Devin Bartley3. Indicators for the Sustainability of Aquaculture; Roger S. V. Pullin, Rainer Froese, and Daniel Pauly4. Sustainable Approaches for Aquaculture Development: Looking Ahead Through Lessons in the Past; Nai-Hsien Chao and I Chiu LiaoSECTION TWO: POPULATION GENETIC CONSIDERATIONS5. Genetic Risks of Marine Hatchery Enhancement: the Good, the Bad, and the Unknown; Dennis Hedgecock and Katharine Coykendall6. Preventing Genetic Pollution and the Establishment of Feral Populations: a Molecular Solution; Peter M. Grewe et al7. Behavioral and Genetic Interactions Between Escaped Farm Salmon and Wild Atlantic Salmon; Kjetil Hindar and Ian A. Fleming8. Genetic Management of Hatchery-based Stock Enhancement; Theresa M. Bert et alSECTION THREE: CASE STUDIES9. Environmental Impacts in Australian Aquaculture; Damian M. Ogburn10. Effects Of Hatchery Rearing On Asian Seabass, Lates calcarifera, in Sabah, Malaysia; Saleem Mustafa et al11. Disturbance of Korean Lake Ecosystems by Aquaculture, and their Rehabilitation; Tae Seok Ahn and Dongsoo Kong12. Mariculture-related Environmental Concerns in the People's Republic of China; Jian-Hai Xiang13. Indigenous Species for African Aquaculture Development; Randall E. Brummett14. The Introduction of Non-native Fishes to Freshwater Systems of Peru; Hernán Ortega, Humberto Guerra, and Rina Ramírez15. Introduction of Exotic Species and Transplantation of Native Species Across River Basins in Venezuela; Héctor López-Rojas and Ana Bonilla-Rivero16. Impacts of Non-native Fish Species in Minas Gerais, Brazil: Present Situation and Prospects; Carlos Bernardo M. Alves, Fábio Vieira, André Lincoln B. Magalhães, and Marcelo F. G. Brito17. Salmonid Introductions in Patagonia: a Mixed Blessing; Pablo Horacio Vigliano and Marcelo Fabián Alonso18. Introduced Anadromous Salmonids in Patagonia: Risks, Uses, and a Conservation Paradox; Miguel A. Pascual and Javier E. Ciancio19. Addressing Problems Associated with Aquaculture and Aquaculture Effluents in the USA: a Historical Essay; Robert R. Stickney20. Productivity of Alaska's Salmon Hatchery Ocean Ranching Program and Management of Biological Risks to Wild Pacific Salmon; William W. Smoker and William R. Heard21. Empirical Results of Northeast Pacific Salmon Supplementation: a Preliminary Assessment; Robin S. Waples, Michael J. Ford, and Dietrich SchmittSECTION FOUR: POSITIVE APPROACHES TO ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE AQUACULTURE22. Macrobenthos as Biological Indicators to Assess the Influence of Aquaculture on Japanese Coastal Environments; Hisashi Yokoyama, Akifumi Nishimura, and Misa Inoue23. A Simple Experiment in Polyculture: Red Sea Bream (Pagrus major) and Ulvales (Ulva pertusa); Hashiro Hirata, Tatuya Yamauchi, Muneyuki Matsuda, and Shigehisa Yamasaki24. Microalgae, Macroalgae, and Bivalves as Biofilters in Land-based Mariculture in Israel; Muki Shpigel and Amir Neori25. Beyond the Monospecific Approach to Animal Aquaculture. the Light of Integrated Aquaculture; Thierry Chopin, Charles Yarish, and Glyn Sharp26. Using Natural Ecosystem Services to Diminish Salmon-farming Footprints in Southern Chile; Doris Soto and Fernando JaraCONCLUSION27. Environmentally Responsible Aquaculture: Realities and Possibilities; Theresa M. BertIndex of taxaIndex of authors