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This manual is an "ABC cookbook" in marine tropical fish culture with emphasis on marine tropical fish culture, especifically clownfish. extensive book that emphasis is on closed system, commercial and hobbist level, culture of tropical food and ornamental fish. significant data is based on the closed system culture of clownfish (amphiprion) at instant ocean hatcheries. the material is further expanded by the inclusion of work conducted on pompano, black sea bass, redfish, and freshwater species including discus and angelfish. includes: utilization of live and prepaired foods, broodstock management and conditioning, egg analysis, hormone use, controlled spawning, hatching of eggs, larval rearing, juvenile growout, tank selection, system designs, theory and practice, data gathering, analysis, trouble shooting and future fish culture endeavors. a must for fish breeders whether fresh or saltwater. this book is further enhanced when used as a companion manual to our "plankton culture manual".

212 pages, illustrated, photos

Publication Details

  • Published: 1996
  • Publisher: Aquaculture Consultants, Inc.
  • Dewey Decimal: 597.7
  • ECHO Library: 597.7 HOF