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dc.contributor.authorLee, Chaur Shyan
dc.contributor.editorJuario, Jesus V.
dc.contributor.editorFerraris, R. P.
dc.contributor.editorBenitez, L. V.
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-08T09:47:48Z
dc.date.available2011-06-08T09:47:48Z
dc.date.issued1984
dc.identifier.citationLee, C. S. (1984). The milkfish industry in Taiwan. In J. V. Juario, R. P. Ferraris, & L. V. Benitez (Eds.), Advances in milkfish biology and culture: Proceedings of the Second International Milkfish Aquaculture Conference, 4-8 October 1983, Iloilo City, Philippines. (pp. 183-198). Metro Manila, Philippines: Published by Island Pub. House in association with the Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center and the International Development Research Centre.en
dc.identifier.isbn9711007045
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10862/161
dc.description.abstractThis paper attempts to explain empirically the entire milkfish (Chanos chanos ) industry in Taiwan, convering 1) the gathering and marketing of milkfish fry - the procurement subsystem; 2) the production of milkfish fingerlings for the baitfish industry; 3) the production of market-size milkfish - the transformation subsystem; and 4) the marketing of market-size milkfish - the delivery subsystem. A constant elasticity of substitution production function is used to estimate the input-output relationship for baitfish and market-size production systems, with all inputs classified into labor and capital. An important finding is that the elasticity of substitution between labor and capital exceeds unity, indicating rather easy substitution between the two inputs in the milkfish industry in Taiwan. The area for aquaculture has expanded rapidly during the past two decades, but the milkfish production area has remained at 15,000 ha and yields have increased slowly compared with those of other cultured species.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherAquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centeren
dc.publisherInternational Development Research Centreen
dc.publisherIsland Publishing House, Inc.en
dc.subjectChanos chanos
dc.subjectTaiwanen
dc.titleThe milkfish industry in Taiwanen
dc.typeConference paperen
dc.citation.spage183
dc.citation.epage198
dc.citation.conferenceTitleAdvances in milkfish biology and culture: Proceedings of the Second International Milkfish Aquaculture Conference, 4-8 October 1983, Iloilo City, Philippinesen
dc.subject.asfaAquaculture developmenten
dc.subject.asfaBrackishwater aquacultureen
dc.subject.asfaFish cultureen


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