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Tropical shrimp farming and its sustainability
- In SS De Silva (Ed.), Tropical Mariculture, 1998 - Academic Press
In December 1996, the Supreme Court of India ordered the closure of all semi-intensive and intensive shrimp farms within 500 m of the high tide line, banned shrimp farms from all public lands, and required farms that closed ...
Diel activity patterns in Metapenaeus and Penaeus juveniles
- Hydrobiologia, 1995 - Springer Verlag
Small (5–10.9 mm carapace length), medium (11–15.9 mm), and large (16–20.9 mm) juveniles of Metapenaeus anchistus, Metapenaeus sp., Penaeus monodon and P. merguiensis were stocked individually in glass tanks provided with ...
Mangroves and shrimp pond culture effluents in Aklan, Panay Is., central Philippines
- Bulletin of Marine Science, 2007 - University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
The capacity of a natural mangrove system in Ibajay, Aklan province, central Philippines to process shrimp pond culture effluents was assessed through analysis of mangrove community structure and 24-hr monitoring of water ...
Mass production in concrete tanks of sugpo Penaeus monodon Fabricius spawners by eyestalk ablation
- Fisheries Research Journal of the Philippines, 1978 - Fisheries Research Society of the Philippines
Two batches of 196 and 181 P. monodon females were ablated on one eyestalk in March and July 1977, respectively, and a control batch of 180 unablated females was stocked in July 1977. The females were stocked with males ...
- In SA Levin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, 2013 - Academic Press
Biophysical impacts of aquaculture, with consequences for biodiversity, vary with species and culture systems and include issues such as: nutrient enrichment/removal, chemicals, land use, species introductions, genetic ...
Using mangroves for aquaculture - Why should we?
- In M Troell, T Hecht, M Beveridge, S Stead, I Bryceson, N Kautsky, A Mmochi & F Ollevier (Eds.), Mariculture in the WIO region - Challenges and Prospects. Proceedings from Workshop on Mariculture, December 2009, Zanzibar, 2011 - Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA)
Although brackishwater ponds have been a major factor in mangrove loss in Southeast Asia where aquaculture is centuries-old, the “No Touch option” for mangroves is a luxury that most countries in the region cannot afford. ...
- In Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, 2001 - Elsevier
Aquaculture, the aquatic counterpart of agriculture, has grown rapidly in recent decades to become one of the most important means of obtaining food from the sea. Impacts of aquaculture on biodiversity arise from the ...
The pressing challenges of mangrove rehabilitation: pond reversion and coastal protection
- In E Wolanski & D McLusky (Eds.), Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science, 2011 - Academic Press
The 2004 Indonesia tsunami as well as the increasing storm frequency and intensity associated with climate change–sea-level rise have highlighted the coastal protection function, among the many goods and services that ...
Intensive prawn farming in the Philippines: ecological, social, and economic implications
- AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment, 1991 - Springer Verlag
The benefits of intensive farming of the giant tiger prawn Penaeus monodon in the Philippines are discussed in relation to the environmental costs. Ecological effects include mangrove conversion into ponds; use of antibiotics ...
Overcoming the impacts of aquaculture on the coastal zone
- Ocean and Coastal Management, 2006 - Elsevier
The wide variety of goods and services provided by the coastal zone (food, medicines, nutrient recycling, control of flooding, typhoon protection) account for its many uses (fisheries, aquaculture, agriculture, human ...