Fish farming can generate high interest and excitement. It has great potential to produce high quality protein in relatively short time periods and in small areas. Fish farming is one way that resource poor farmers throughout the world can provide protein that is often lacking in the family diet and too expensive to purchase.

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  1. Key Resource 2010-07-01 Fish farming can generate high interest and excitement. It has great potential to produce high quality protein in relatively short time periods and in small areas. Fish farming is one way that resource poor farmers throughout the world can provide protein that is often lacking in the family diet...
  2. One way to intensify fish culture without an input of expensive feed is through polyculture. In this way the natural food produced in the culture environment is utilized to a greater extent through compatible or complementary feeding habits of fish which do not compete with each other. In order...
  3. 2016-04-27 Presented at the ECHO International Agriculture Conference 2015 Phil Reasons, drawing from Morning Star Fishermen’s 22 years of experience, will be sharing about the benefits of an integrated aquaponic farming environment. Solar-powered, off-grid aquaponics farms that produce over four tons of...
  4. 2010-12-20
  5. 2015-11-17 Phil Reasons, drawing from Morning Star Fishermen’s 22 years of experience, will be sharing about the benefits of an integrated aquaponic farming environment. Solar-powered, off-grid aquaponics farms that produce over four tons of produce and protein each year will be highlighted.
  6. 2015-06-16 "Aquaponics is a food production system that combines conventional aquaculturewith hydroponics in a symbiotic environment." (Wikipedia) By combining these two systems farmers are able to increase their yield, decrease costs and deal sustainably with some of the challenges of hydroculture. In...
  7. 2016-04-12 Aquaculture is the rearing or cultivation of aquatic organisms (fin fish (cat fish, Tilapia, Carp, Heterotis, Heterobranchus ) shell fish (Shrimps, molluscs, crabs), aquatic plants(Sea weeds, sea cucumber) in an enclosure (earthen ponds, concrete tanks, floating cages, raceways, collapsible...
  8. As a part of the "Agriculture Strategies" series, this talk provides an overview and technical information related to aquaponics.
  9. 2015-05-12 An overview of the aquaponics system at Aloha House, how it is run and managed Part I.
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  11. 2015-03-26 Aquaponics looks like a real solution to food poisoning and environmental degradation through the extensive use of agro-chemical products. This method of food production which sees a symbiotic relationship between fish farming and crop farming is safe way of producing food naturally as God...
  12. 2017-02-08
  13. Backyard Aquaponics, a company based in Western Australia, offers a very informative website, including pages of basic information related to designs, fish breeds, plants and other topics related to aquaponics. For instance, the following link connects to the aquaponics designs page that offers a...
  14. Aquaculture, hydroponics, aquaponics, aeroponics, and even vertical farming are emerging production technologies that do not use soil as a medium.
  15. Key Resource 1993-01-01 The purpose of this booklet is to present a group of tiny aquatic plants commonly known as "duckweeds' as a promising new commercial aquaculture crop. Section 1 presents basic information on duckweed biology. This paper summarizes current knowledge, gained from practical experience from the...
  16. Key Resource 1976-01-01 Perspectives for developing countries for controlling aquatic weeds and using them to best advantage, especially those methods that show promise for less-developed countries. ASIN:B001988YC8
  17. Key Resource 1992-01-01 With Home Aquaculture as a guide, you can achieve a higher level of self reliance and provide a healthier diet for your family. Fish are one of the best sources of protein in the animal kingdom, low in calories and saturated fats, and this book describes exactly how you can grow over 100 lbs. of...
  18. Key Resource 1974-10-11 Captive Seawater Fishes Science and Technology Stephen Spotte "The book is clearly a labor of love, and one must admire the author?s boundless enthusiasm and breadth of scholarship." New Scientist A seamlessly clear treatise on the science and technology of maintaining seawater fishes for...
  19. Key Resource 1996-01-01 Amazon.com Description This publication is a report of a meeting held in 1992 to discuss the use of farm-made feeds in Asia. It presents and discusses 11 country reviews of the topic, and nine technical papers directed at farm-made rather than commercial feeds. Emphasis is placed on the...
  20. 2014-10-15 This article is from ECHO Asia Note #22 Currently, we have two 16 x 1 meter floating raft troughs, and one 16 x 1 meter rock bed that are connected to six 1 cubic meter fish tanks by PVC piping (elements 1 and 2 above). We also have three smaller stand-alone aquaponics units that we use as...
  21. 2014-10-15 This article is from ECHO Asia Note #22 Today, if someone were to ask me to help build a small system on their urban rental property, would I use cement rings? The easy answer is yes, but....
  22. 1993-03-19 Living Water International (LWI) started with Auburn scientists. Dr. Bryan Duncan writes that LWI “is an association of specialists in water resource management, fisheries and aquaculture. LWI was founded to provide information and technical assistance to Christian missions, and similar...
  23. Key Resource 1998-01-01 This Agrodok describes how you can integrate fish culture with crop and animal production on a farm. This book follows on from Agrodok No.15 'Small-scale freshwater fish farming', which describes in detail the basic principles of raising fish and building a fish pond. Once agricultural activities...
  24. 2009-10-20 Information about reports of success in Haiti with a technique developed in Israel for growing “organically certified” tilapia by adding (1) submerged bamboo poles or palm fronds and (2) a submerged “compost pile” to fertilize the pond. Microscopic organisms collectively called “periphyton” grow...
  25. Morningstar Fishermen is an international aquaponics research and training facility located in the beautiful rolling hills of Dade City, Florida,only 25 minutes north east of Tampa.Our main hatchery and training facility has over 65,000 gallons of tank space, wet labs and classrooms. We also have...
  26. 2014-01-01 Aquaponics is a symbiotic integration of two mature disciplines: aquaculture and hydroponics. This technical paper discusses the three groups of living organisms (bacteria, plants and fish) that make up the aquaponic ecosystem. It presents management strategies and troubleshooting practices, as...
  27. Key Resource 1993-11-01 This source book describes the traditional methods of fish processing and then looks at new and improved techniques which in most cases can be constructed locally. Types of processing covered include drying, salting, smoking and fermenting.
  28. WorldFish is an international, nonprofit research organization that harnesses the potential of fisheries and aquaculture to strengthen livelihoods and improve food and nutrition security. Globally, more than 1 billion people obtain most of their animal protein from fish and 800 million depend on...
  29. 2017-11-16 This plenary presentation will discuss how developing countries (especially Haiti) can be competitive in aquaculture production and protect their environment. Even though world food fish aquaculture rose to over 70 million tons in 2015, developing countries contributed less than 8% in volume and...
  30. Research on the use of insects for feed is also being led byICIPE(The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology. Programs by ICIPE includeINSFEED(“Insect feed for poultry and fish production in sub Saharan Africa”);GREEiNSECT(“Mass-rearing insects for greener protein supply”) andILIPA...
  31. AccessAgriculture Training Video What is plankton, and why does it matter to stimulate plankton growth? Experienced farmers in Bangladesh explain how they manage water quality in ponds, and why supplementary feeding is crucial to boost fish production. Bangla Chichewa English French Mooré Nepali...
  32. AccessAgriculture Training Video Azolla fixes nitrogen from the air and stores this in its leaves. Azolla is richer in protein, vitamins and minerals than grains and most green fodder. Because of this and because azolla grows fast and easily in a small area, it makes an ideal addition to feed....
  33. AccessAgriculture Training Video Fingerlings are extremely delicate. They must be transported, kept and fed well if you want a good harvest. If not, you may lose all the money you invested. Using a nursery pond you can easily grow quality fingerlings to make more profit. English French Tamil
  34. AccessAgriculture Training Video By making a base mix that can be fed to all animals, you save time and money. Two thirds of the mix is made from grains, like paddy, maize, sorghum and millet. One third of the mix should be rich in protein and fat. Mill the base mix into a coarse flour. Depending...
  35. Fisheries and aquaculture provide direct and indirect employment to over 500 million people worldwide. It is the world’s only major food source harvested from the wild. This approach is dependent on the naturally renewable aquatic biodiversity in the oceans and inland waters. More recently, fish...
  36. 2016-09-28 Cet exposé pourrait être titré "Les systèmes d'aquaculture dans les tropiques". C’est un examen des différents systèmes d'aquaculture utilisés par les pisciculteurs avec de nombreux exemples de l'Asie du Sud, où Randy a travaillé pendant 20 ans. Randall BEVIS Randall est titulaire d’une licence...
  37. 2017-03-13 Scientists warn that global fish stocks are on the verge of collapse due to the effects of climate change and overfishing, fueling concerns of increased malnutrition. This not only translates into less fish for human consumption but, ironically, impacts aquaculture as commercial fish feed...
  38. 2017-11-29 This plenary presentation will discuss how developing countries (especially Haiti) can be competitive in aquaculture production and protect their environment. Even though world food fish aquaculture rose to over 70 million tons in 2015, developing countries contributed less than 8% in volume and...
  39. Fish culture Other aquaculture Processing Shellfish culture
  40. A farming system is defined as a population of individual farm systems that have broadly similar resource bases, enterprise patterns, household livelihoods and constraints, and for which similar development strategies and interventions would be appropriate. Depending on the scale of the analysis,...
  41. Key Resource 1972-01-19 Captive Seawater Fishes Science and Technology Stephen Spotte "The book is clearly a labor of love, and one must admire the author's boundless enthusiasm and breadth of scholarship." New Scientist A seamlessly clear treatise on the science and technology of maintaining seawater fishes for...
  42. 2019-10-02 According to various reports from the United Nations and many NGOs, Nepal is vulnerable to food insecurity due to natural disaster (flooding, earthquakes), political turmoil (recent border blockade), and seasonal issues with too much or not enough water. Like elsewhere in the world urbanization...
  43. Key Resource 1990-01-19 This manual is written for farmers to help them learn how to build ponds and raise fish as a way of producing nutritious food, and building healthy communities. It can also be used by development workers and extension agents as a training tool.
  44. 2019-02-15 This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 37. One of the great challenges of sustainable agriculture is the sourcing of adequate and affordable organic (carbon based) resources that can be used on-farm for the production of food and feed. Utilizing composts, manures, mulches, and other organic inputs...
  45. 1990-01-01
  46. 2013-05-22 Aquaponic gardening is very good for both plant and fish. The fish can benefit from cleaned water and the plants can benefit from the fertilizer produced from fish waste. Above all, aquaponic gardening is a great way to save space in your farm be it your backyard or anywhere else.
  47. 1993-01-01 As the aquaculture industry has expanded throughout the world, it has embraced the experiences of many fields of study to meet increasing technologicalchallenges. The complexities of modern hatchery methodology, more intensive growout systems, and the application of diverse biological and...
  48. This book is packed with information. Several features of the book make the information more useable for the student and the instructor. These features include the chapter objectives, key terms, tables, charts, graphs, illustrations, pictures, teaching aids, exercises, a glossary and an appendix....
  49. Key Resource 1995-01-19 "ASEAN-EEC Aquaculture Development and Coordination Programme." "M-44"--T.p. verso. "Report of the FAO/AADCP Regional Expert Consultation on Farm- Made Aquafeeds (14-18 December 1992, Bangkok, Thailand)"--P. vii.
  50. 1987-01-01 Easy to read yet very informative. includes information on microscope use, microalgae identifiction, slide preparation, measuring cells, stains, key to common genera, description of cells variations, contaminants in cultures and photos. provides updated, step by step, instructions for culturing...
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  52. This document is intedded for aquaculture development specialists, aquaculture project managers, and officials and specialists involved in the planning and management of aquaculture activities. It is intended to provide an introduction to Rapid Rual Appraisal and Participatory Rural Appraisal for...
  53. For many of the most vulnerable peoples of the South and Southeast Asia region, dried fish is of vital nutritional, economic, social, and cultural importance. Despite this, the diverse and complex economy that produces and distributes dried fish, and the threats to it, are all but invisible in...
  54. 2016-03-03 The Bio-Integrated Farm is a twenty-first-century manual for managing nature’s resources. This groundbreaking book brings “system farming” and permaculture to a whole new level. Author Shawn Jadrnicek presents new insights into permaculture, moving beyond the philosophical foundation to practical...
  55. Abstract, PLOS, 2019 Sustainable management of leachate produced from the dumpsite is one of the major concerns in developing countries Aquatic plants such as duckweed have the potential to remove pollutants from wastewater which can also be cost-effective and feasible options for leachate...