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strategic assessment of the potential for freshwater fish farming in Latin America

by James M. Kapetsky

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Fish-culture -- Latin America,
    • Freshwater fishes -- Latin America,
    • Aquaculture industry -- Latin America

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 85-88).

      Statementby James McDaid Kapetsky and Shree S. Nath.
      SeriesCOPESCAL technical paper,, 10, COPESCAL, documentos técnicos ;, no. 10.
      ContributionsNath, Shree S., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSH159 .K325 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL421893M
      ISBN 109251039895
      LC Control Number98126745
      OCLC/WorldCa37824313

        The Future of Fish Farming May Be Indoors New advancements in water filtration and circulation make it possible for indoor fish farms to dramatically grow in .   In addition, over the last decade at least species were described every year. There are currently about freshwater fish species, and the estimate for the freshwater fish fauna alone points to a final diversity between and species. South America also has c. species of marine fishes. The mega‐diverse fish faunas of South.

      Fish Farming Market Dynamics. The significantly increasing food requirements has propelled the global fish farming market to a great extent. Governments in various countries are promoting cage and fresh water fish farming match up the growing demand for food, which is reflecting positively on this market. A “small” landholding in Latin America, for example, may be considered large in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa or Asia. Time scale also plays a role, with the average farm size increasing between and in many high-income countries and decreasing for many low- and medium-income countries (Lowder et al., ).

        Although this industrial segment differs greatly from cage-based fish farming in both scale and facilities, both are focused on the husbandry of live aquatic animals, and since such methods are possible to develop for live feed production, similar approaches may apply to farm-based fish production. This potential is even greater for land-based.   A wide variety of freshwater fish and other aquatic animals can be farmed in Virginia. Table 3 lists types that are most frequently considered and which have particular appeal to citizens of Virginia. Each species listed has been assigned a farming potential rating (good, fair, poor).


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Strategic assessment of the potential for freshwater fish farming in Latin America by James M. Kapetsky Download PDF EPUB FB2

Latin America has a larger relative area than Africa with potential for inland fish farming. That is, about 31% of Africa encompasses potential for small-scale farming of Nile tilapia and about 13% encompasses potential for commercial farming of the same species from which 1 to 2 crops/y can be obtained (Kapetsky, ).

GIS analyses for the assessment of fish farming potential in Latin America. by Fabio Grita FAO GIS Consultant. OVERVIEW. The study was carried out on a SUN SparkStat using a geographical information system (ARC, VersionESRI, Redlands.

Strategic assessment of the potential for freshwater fish farming in Latin America. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

A strategic assessment of the potential for freshwater fish farming in Latin America. This section summarizes the basic features of the fish growth model used in the current study, together with calibration and validation results. The model structure is discussed in.

The data and analyses used for this report are nearly identical to those described in “A strategic assessment of the potential for freshwater fish farming in Latin America” (COPESCAL Technical Paper No.

10, (ISBN )). For reasons of economy, those are not repeated herein and the text in other sections has been minimized. METHODS METHODOLOGICAL OVERVIEW. This investigation is similar in many ways to a traditional site selection study for inland fish farming.

That is, the study examines how well sites satisfy the physical and economic requirements of the culture system and how well four candidate species will perform at the sites under small-scale farming and two levels of commercial farming.

Finally, there are opportunities for carp farming in all 21 countries. This abstract was excerpted from the original paper, A strategic assessment of the potential for freshwater fish farming in Latin America. "(Reprint. First published in ) The present study is an update of an earlier assessment of warm-water fish farming potential in Africa, by Kapetsky ().

The objective of this study was to assess locations and areal expanses that have potential for warm-water and temperate-water fish farming in continental Africa. A strategic assessment of the potential for freshwater fish farming in Latin America.

COPESCAL Technical Paper No 10, FAO, Rome (), p. Google Scholar. King and Garling, D.L. King, D.L. GarlingA state of the art overview of aquatic fertility with specific reference to control exerted by chemical and physical factors. banking model in Latin America and, more recently, in Africa and Asia (Woller, Dunford et al.

2 The best known members of the Ohio School are Dale Adams, Carlos C uevas, Gordon Donald. Small-scale freshwater fish farming 4 Contents 1 Introduction 6 2 Fish farming: basic principles 7 Planning an aquaculture enterprise 8 3 Planning the site and type of fish farm 10 Site selection 10 Type of aquaculture farm 15 Other methods of fish farming 19 4 Fish farming practices 23 Selection of fish species Feed the fish twice a day, in the morning and early afternoon.

Recommended feeding times are between 11am and 4pm. Always feed the fish at the same time and at the same place of your pond. You can “call” your fish by knocking on the feed bucket or making a sound. Fish. Most freshwater ornamental fish were farm‐raised and imported from Southeast Asia.

Most U.S. exports of ornamental fish were cultured in the state of Florida. Although saltwater fish had a high market value (20% of the declared value of the imports), the volume of these fish was only 4%.

Life Cycle Assessment of High-Sea Fish and Salmon Aquaculture - i - 25/05/ Abstract The aim of this study is to assess environmental impacts of different fish products sold in Swiss su-permarkets.

The defined functional unit is one kg of frozen cod, canned mackerel, canned herring or. Strategic Assessment of the Potential for Freshwater Fish Farming in Latin America (COPESCAL Technical Paper) Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, James McDaid Kapetsky (Editor), Shree S.

Nath (Editor). Oyster culture has a potential to generate income for coastal communities and to lessen pressure on natural overexploited populations.

A project to transfer mangrove oyster Crassostrea rhizophorae raft culture technology to selected coastal communities in Margarita Island, Venezuela is being developed, and an optimum location selection technique was devised.

Purchase Freshwater Fishes - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNourselves to small-scale freshwater fish farming in the tropics.

second part of the book gives basic guidelines for setting up a fish ture offers many potential benefits to fish farmers. The book draws heavily on information provided by Parties to the UNFCCC, particularly that provided at three regional workshops held in Africa, Asia and Latin America and one expert meeting held in small island developing States during – 1, as mandated by the Buenos Aires programme of work on adaptation and response.

The freshwater forms feed on invertebrates and fish, but reared strains do very well on grain-based artificial diets. Rainbow trout in common use today come from domestic strains developed to suit intensive fish farming as a food fish for sale as a fresh, fresh-frozen or smoked product to restaurants, supermarkets or consumers.

Figure 2B. Per capita fish consumption (kg/person/year). Source: FAO 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 a America) China e America eania Figure 2A. Food fish supply in (million tons live weight equivalent). Source: FAO 7 Africa North & Central America South America China Asia (excl China) Europe Oceania.small-scale fish farm for subsistence purposes.

As fish farming practices are very diverse, we have chosen to limit ourselves to small-scale freshwater fish farming in the tropics.

And, as pond fish farming is the most common form of fish cultivation in these areas, the information provided focuses on pond construction and pond management.The world’s appetite for fish is steadily growing.

Finfish and shellfish currently make up one-sixth of the animal protein people consume globally. As the global wild fish catch peaked in the s, aquaculture—or fish farming—has grown rapidly to meet world fish demand, more than doubling production between and