Although the science of aquaculture has been around for centuries, it has only recently attained popularity. This textbook introduces a wide spectrum of aquaculture-related subjects. Topics covered include the history of aquaculture, water quality and sources, culture systems, economics, law, engineering, chemistry, biology and more.
Introductory text for a college or university course covers a wide spectrum of aquaculture-related topics and, because many different fields play a part in aquaculture, includes sections on history, economics, law, engineering, chemistry and biology. No assumptions are made about the background or education of the reader. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)