Basics of Fisheries Science : Vol I Aquaculture
Basics of Fisheries Science : Vol I Aquaculture
by Badapanda, K C
Year 2013
Paperback/Hardbound Hardbound
ISBN 10 9380428723
ISBN 13 9789380428727
Language English
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CONTENTS OF THE BOOK

Chapter 1. Introduction to Fisheries Science – Prelude – Definitions of Common Terms – Fish – Fishery – Fisheries – Fisherman – Fisheries as a Science – Various Divisions of Fisheries – History of Fisheries – Classification of Fishery

Chapter 2. Aqua–Foods for Human Health – Prelude – Health, Spirituality and Human Consciousness – Wellness, Relaxation, Addiction: A Holistic Approach – Alkalinize your Diet for Good Health – Communication between Cells and the Body – Some Points for Good Health – Fish in Human Nutrition – Fish is Rich in Micronutrients – Fish and HIV/AIDS – Fish in the Diet of Pregnant and Nursing Mothers – Fish in the Diet of Children

Chapter 3. Sea–weed & Nutrition – Prelude – Seaweed Reduces Obesity – Seaweed Benefits Health and Aging – Seaweeds Need Light to Grow – Fiber or Cell–wall Components – Sea Weed Fights Cancer – Applications of Sea Weed – Medicinal
Value – Whole Food: Vegetables, Fruit and Spice – Nutrition Chart – Chemical Composition of Sea–weed – Rockweed Tea, Seasonings, Flavoring and Salt

Chapter 4. Fisheries Compared to Other Food Producing Avenues – Prelude – Advantages of Fisheries – Special Features of Fisheries – Fisheries in Nutshell

Chapter 5. An Introduction to Aquaculture – Prelude – Classification – Fish Farming – Objectives – Types of Pisciculture/ Fish– Farming – Cultivable Food Fishes – Criteria for Selection of Cultivable Species – Important Fresh Water Species for Culture – Important Brackish Water Species for Culture – Important Live–Fish Species for Culture – Important Cat–Fish Species for Culture – Important Exotic Carp Species for culture

Chapter 6. History of Aquaculture – Prelude – History – Indo– Pacific Region – India – Srilanka – Indonesia – Java – Philippines – Japan – Australia and New Zealand – Analysis of History of Aquaculture

Chapter 7. Status of Aquaculture – Prelude – Status of Aquaculture World–over – Status of Aquaculture in Asia–Pacific – Status and Scope of Aquaculture in India – Future Prospects

Chapter 8. Prospects & Prospectives of Exotic Fishes in India – Prelude – Need of Exotic Fishes – For Public Health: Larvicidal fishes – Sports Fishery: Trouts – Food Fishes in Aquaculture – Conclusion

Chapter 9. Food & Feeding Habits of Culturable Fishes – Prelude – Feeding Adaptations of Carps – Feeding Adaptations of Predatory Fishes – Food and Feeding Habits of Culturable Fishes in Different Stages of their Life

Chapter 10. Limnology – What is Limnology? – Inland Fisheries Resources of India – Ecological Classification of Inland Waters – Classification of Inland Waters Based on Management – Available Inland Resources in India Limnology of Ponds and Tanks – Prelude – Origin of Ponds – Classification of Ponds – Factors Affecting Water Quality of the Ponds – Physical Parameters – Chemical Parameters

Chapter 11. The Water – Prelude – Physical Conditions of Water – Chemical Conditions of Water – Nutrients in Water

Chapter 12. The Soil – Prelude – Soil Types according to its Origin – Soil Stratification – Water Retaintivity Power of Soil – Types of Soil according to their Properties – Physio–Chemical Nature of Soil – Chemical Features of Soil – Criteria for Selection of Suitable Site for Pisciculture

Chapter 13. Designing of Fish Farms – Prelude – Essential Requirements for an Ideal Fish Farm – Requirements of Different Categories of Ponds – Distribution of Water Area in Fish Farm – Area to be Allocated among Various Types of Ponds – Specifications of Different Types of Ponds – Specifications of the mbankments – Justification for the Distribution of Area for Water/ Land/ Embankment and among Various Categories of Ponds

Chapter 14. Construction of Fish Farms – Prelude – Factors to be considered before Construction – Technical Aspects to be considered

Chapter 15. Eradication of Predatory & Weed Fishes – Prelude – Role of Predatory/ Weed Fishes in Pond – Common Predatory and Weed Fishes of Inland Waters – Method of Eradication/ Control – Different Piscicides and their Application – Piscicides of Chemical Origin – Piscicides of Vegetative Origin

Chapter 16. Aquatic Weeds & their Estimation – What are aquatic weeds? – Prelude – Characteristic Features of Weeds – Types of Weeds – Role of Weeds in Pond Ecology – Merits of Weeds – Assessment of Intensity of Weed Infestation

Chapter 17. Method of Eradication of Weeds – Prelude – Method of Eradication – By Cultural Practice – By Manual Labors – By Mechanized Devices – By Biological Methods – By Shading Method – By Application of Chemicals – By Fertilizers – By Compounds of Poisonous Heavy Metals – By Hormonal Weedicides – By Soil Sterilants

Chapter 18. Pond Fertilization – Prelude – Action of Manures – Time of Application – Method of Application – Types of Manures – Role of Fertilizers in Fish Food Production

Chapter 19. Inorganic and Organic Manures I – Inorganic manures – Lime Stones and Lime Derivatives – Phosphorus Derived Manures – Nitrogen Fertilizers – Potassium Fertilizers – Types of Potassium Fertilizers II – Organic Manures – Advantages – Disadvantages – Cattle Dung – Poultry Manures – Pig Manures – Horse Dung/ Stable Refuse – Camel Dung – Night Soil – Mohua Oil–cake – Mustard Oil–cake – Caster Oil–cake – Groundnut Oil–cake – Sewage – Green Manure – Fish Manure – Manuring Schedule for Different Cultural Activities

Chapter 20. Assessment of Plankton – Prelude – Method of Collection of Plankton – Estimation of Plankton – Culture of Planktons

Chapter 21. Aquatic Insects & their Control – Prelude – Necessity of Control – Common Aquatic Insects – Various Methods of Control – Which Insecticide is best and why?

Chapter 22. Stocking of Culture Ponds – Prelude – Stocking of Spawn in the Nursery Tanks – Stocking of Fries in the Rearing Tanks – Stocking of Fingerlings in the Stocking Tanks – Stoking Rates and Ratio Suggested by Various Authors

Chapter 23. Supplementary Feeding – Prelude – Selection of Artificial Feed – Conversion Ratio of Fish Food Constituents – Characteristics of Ideal Supplementary Feed – Types of Artificial Feed – Method of Administration – Feeding Frequency and Schedule

Chapter 24. Composite Pisciculture – Prelude – Pond Preparation – Pond Fertilization – Stocking – Supplementary Feeding – Hazards of Composite Culture – Harvesting

Chapter 25. Paddy–cum–Fish Culture – Prelude – Advantages – Limitations – Types of Paddy cum Fish Culture – The Water and Soil Conditions – The Biota – Preparation of Paddy Fields – Fertilization of Paddy Fields – Species Suitable for Paddy cum Fish Culture – Stocking Ratio and Stock Manipulation –
Management – Economics

Chapter 26. Sewage–fed Pisciculture – Prelude – Utility of Sewage – Definition of Sewage – Organic and Inorganic Features of Sewage – Chemical Composition of Sewage – Harmful Effects of Raw Sewage – Treatment of Sewage – Process of Sewage Treatment – Frequency of Feeding Sewage for Pisciculture – Algal and Bacterial Action in Sewage–fed Ponds – Stabilization Ponds/ Oxidation Ponds – Species Suitable for Culture – Stocking Density, Growth and Productivity – Advantages of Sewage–fed Pisciculture – Disadvantage of Sewage–fed Pisciculture – Pisciculture with Raw–Sewage of Kolkata Metro – Pisciculture with Treated–Sewage of Titagarh – Present Status

Chapter 27. Riverine Carp Seed Collection – Prelude – Classification of Fish Seed as per Size – An Account of Spawn Collection in Various States – Recommendations of the Fish Seed Committee – Recommendations of Quality Seed Seminar – Riverine Fish Seed Collection – Method of Collection – Factors Influencing Spawn Availability – Suggestions to Increase Fish Seed Production – The Present Scenario – Fish Seed Production of India during different Plan Period

Chapter 28. Bundh Breeding – History – Type of Bundhs – Wet Bundh – Topography and Ecology – Technique of Egg Collection – Problems – Dry Bundh – Topography and Ecology – Techniques of Spawning Operation – Techniques of Egg Collection – Problems – Construction of Modern Dry Bundh – Factors Influencing Spawning of Carps in Bundhs – Economics of Seed Production – Future Prospects of Bundh
Breeding

Chapter 29. Transport of Fish–Seed and Breeders – Prelude – Causes of Mortality in Transport – Techniques of Transport – Open System – Closed System – Use of Drugs and Chemicals in Transport of Live Fish – Packing Density of Stock during Transport – General Rules for Transportation

Chapter 30. Care of Brood Fishes – Prelude – Stocking of Brood Fishes – Feed Supplement – Segregation of Sex – Fat Content and Maturity – Maturity Stages – Examination of Gonads

Chapter 31. Induced Breeding – Prelude – History of Pituitary Treatment in Fish Breeding – History of Pituitary Treatment in India – Brief Review of Induced Breeding in other Countries The Pituitary Gland – Method of Collection of Pituitary Glands – Donor Condition and Requirement – Preservation of Pituitary Glands – Preservation of Pituitary Extracts – Potency of Pituitary Glands – Weighing of the Glands – Factors Influencing Induced Spawning
Induced Breeding/ Hypophyzation Technique – Weighing of Breeders – Determination of Dosage – Preparation of Pituitary Extracts – Method of Injection – Hours of Interval Between Doses – Spawning – Spawning Time – Causes of Failure – Causes of Un–Fertilization – Percentage of
Fertilization

Chapter 32. Hatching Operation – Prelude – Collection of Eggs from Breeding Happa/ Spawning Pools – Qualitative and Quantitative Estimation of Eggs – Egg Quantity in relation to Percentage of Fertilization – Water Temperature and Rate of Development – Evolution of Various Hatchery Systems –Comparative Account of Various Hatchery Systems – Various Methods of Hatching

Chapter 33. Modern Hatchery Systems – Chinese Circular Hatchery – The Eco–Hatchery – FRP Portable Carp Hatchery

Chapter 34. Breeding of Silver–Carp and Grass–Carp – Prelude – Breeding Habit – Maturation – Sexual Dimorphism – Brood Fish Care – Selection of Breeders – Hypophyzation – Dry Stripping – Conditions Conducive for Spawning – Hatching of Eggs

Chapter 35. Common carp, its Compatibility & Breeding – Prelude – Food & Feeding Compatibility – Compatibility for Space – Spawning Compatibility – Breeding of Common Carp – Types of Common Carps – Growth Pattern – Breeding Habit – Techniques of Artificial Spawning

Chapter 36. Fish culture in Swamps – What is a Swamp? – Formation of Swamp – Swamps in India – Development Strategy

Chapter 37. Ecology of Swamps – Morphological Features – Environmental Features – Soil Conditions – Planktonic and Benthic Fauna – Ichthyo–Fauna – Reasons for Non– Productivity – Development of Swamps – Species Suitable for Swamps – Fishing Methods in Swamps – Techniques of Swamp Reclamation – Method of Reclamation – Dewatering Techniques

Chapter 38. Physiological Adaptations of Air–Breathing Fishes – Prelude – Aerial Respiration- – Structural Adaptations – Blood Circulation – Physiology & Behavior – Retention of Gills – Thyroid Specialization – Blood Physiology – Diving Reflexes – Accessory Hydrostatic Organs – Feeding Habits – Behavioral Patterns

Chapter 39. Breeding of Air–Breathing Fishes – Prelude – Air Breathing Fishes of Commercial Importance – The Feather
Backs – The Singhi – The Magur – The Murrells – The Gauramy – The Koi/ the Climbing Perch

Chapter 40. Brackish–Water Culture – Prelude – History – Traditional Method of Brackish Water Farming – Bhasabadha/ Bhery Fisheries of West Bengal – The Pokali–Field Fish Culture of Kerala – Principles of Brackish Water Fish Farming – Selection of Site and Construction of B/ W Farm – Pond Management – Limnology of Brackish Waters – Prospects of B/ W Fish Farming in India

Chapter 41. Biology and Culture Aspects of Prawns/ Shrimps – Taxonomy – Identifying Characters – Breeding Biology – Life Cycle – Culture Prospects – Seed Availability – Production

Chapter 42 Integrated Fish Farming – Prelude – Principles – Pig– cum–Fish Culture – Duck–cum–Fish Culture – Poultry–cum– Fish Culture – Dairy–cum–Fish Culture – Horticulture–cum– Fish Culture – Agriculture–cum–Fish Culture – Paddy–cum– Fish Culture – Fry–Rearing in Paddy–Field – Fingerling Raising in Paddy Fields – Sewage–Fed Fish Culture – Sewage–Fed Paddy–cum–Fish and Prawn Culture – Constraints – Recommendations – Present Status

Chapter 43. Mariculture – Meaning and Definition – Status of Mariculture World Over – Top Mariculture Producing Countries – Status of Mariculture in India – Constrains and Remedies – Benefits of Mariculture – Technology of Operations – Mariculture Methods – Environmental Effects – Wastes from Cage Cultures – Farm Escapees and Invasives – Genetic Pollution, Disease and Parasite Transfer – Habitat Modification

Chapter 44. Culture & Breeding of Ornamental Fishes – Prelude – The Aquarium – History – Aquarium Components – Aquarium Plants – Water Conditions – Food and Feeding – Aquarium Maintenance – Common Aquarium Fish Diseases – Breeding
of Ornamental Fishes – The Egg–Layers – The Live–Bearers – Breeding of live–Bearers (Viviparous Fishes) – Breeding of Egg–Layers (Oviparous Fishes)

Chapter 45. Fish Pathology – Prelude – Fish Diseases – Effects of diseases – Parasites – Symptoms in Diseased Fishes – Mass Mortality – Preventive Measures to avoid Diseases – Infections due to Raw Fish Consumptions Common Fish/ Prawn Diseases and their Control – Diseases Caused by Biotic Factors – Viral Diseases of Fishes – Viral Diseases of Prawns – Protozoan Diseases – Bacterial Diseases – Fungal Diseases – Helminthes Diseases – Crustacean Diseases – Diseases by Multiple Pathogen – Diseases Caused by Abiotic Factors