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Digital Libraries: Environmentally Friendly Aquaculture

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General | Integrated Multi-trophic | Open Ocean | Cages/Net Pens | Recirculating Systems | Stock Enhancement | Laws/Regulations | Design/Construction


Guidelines for shellfish farming in Alaska. AKU-H-97-003

Alaska Oyster Growers Manual (4th edition) AKU-H-12-003

Regional review on aquaculture development. CASG-T-06-009

Economic analysis of an intensive, zero-water exchange, saltwater shrimp culture demonstration project in Nicaragua. FLSGP-T-02-003

A Basic Overview of Aquaculture. ILIN-G-90-001

Best management practices in crawfish production -- good for producers and coastal watersheds LSU-H-08-001

Efforts to develop a responsible offshore aquaculture industry in the Gulf of Mexico: A compendium of offshore aquaculture consortium research. MASGC-B-04-001

Overview of good aquaculture practices. MDU-H-10-001 or VSGCP-H-10-001

North Central and Ninth Annual Minnesota Aquaculture Conference 1995. MINNU-W-95-001

Feasibility of the Development of Aquaculture in the State of New Hampshire: A Case Study of the Sea Scallop, Placopecten magellanicus. NHU-T-97-007

Nutrition and Technical Development of Aquaculture. NHU-W-97-001

Resource Guide to Aquaculture Information. NSGO-H-94-001

Did you know? Shellfish aquaculture is GOOD for the environment! RIU-G-04-001

Interactions Between Cultured Species and Naturally Ocurring Species in the Environment. TAMU-W-95-003

Aquaculture waster management symposium. VSGCP-W-01-002

Shellfish culture forum: industry issues. An annual evaluation. VSGCP-W-03-001


Small-scale oyster farming for pleasure and profit in Washington. WASHU-H-02-001

Integrated Multi-trophic

Talk of the Towns: seaweed aquaculture (6/8/12) MEU-F-12-002

Seaweed production on mussel farms in Maine MEU-G-12-004

Culture of sea cucumbers in Korea: a guide to Korean methods and the local sea cucumber in the Northeast U.S. MEU-H-14-001

Culture of Sargassum in Korea: techniques and potential for culture in the U.S. MEU-H-14-002

A pilot project to stimulate seaweed production on mussel farms in Maine: final report MEU-T-15-004

Integrated multi-trophic aquaculture. NHU-T-11-004

Experimental uses of integrated multi-trophic aquaculture NHU-T-13-008

Integrating the aquaculture of the green sea urchin Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis and the European oyster Ostrea edulis in the Gulf of Maine NHU-T-14-005

Open Ocean

Open Ocean Aquaculture '97: Charting the Future of Ocean Farming. HAWAU-W-97-002

Open Ocean Aquaculture IV: from Research to Commercial Reality (symposium and abstracts) MASGC-W-01-001

Effect of balanced information on attitudes towards open ocean aquaculture development in New England NHU-R-00-009

Open Ocean Aquaculture Work and Research Trasnport Project. NHU-T-04-004

Open Ocean Aquaculture: Proceedings of an International Conference. NHU-W-96-001

Open ocean aquaculture--moving forward. OCEI-W-06-001

Offshore aquaculture in the Pacific Northwest. ORESU-W-08-001

Joining Forces with Industry Open Ocean Aquaculture 1998. TAMU-W-98-002

Cages/Net Pens

The Hawaii Offshore Aquaculture Research Project: critical research and development issues for commercialization HAWAU-BR-03-001

Effects of a Hawaiian open fish culture system on the benthic community HAWAU-BR-03-002

Lagoon Farming of Giant Clams (Bivalvia: Tricanidae). HAWAU-G-99-005

Analyzing the Profitability of Hybrid Striped Bass Cage Culture. ILIN-G-93-002

Cage Culture of Fish in the North Central Region. ILIN-H-94-002

A Workshop on the Midwest Regional Cage Culture. ILIN-W-90-001

Application of Mathematical Models in the Environmental Regulation of Net-Pen Aquaculture. MEU-T-93-001

Great Lakes net pen aquaculture discussed at recent public forum MICHU-G-15-070

Marine biofouling, a friend or foe of cage NHU-G-11-003

C-FARMS: Coastal Finfish Aquaculture-Rearing Model System. NHU-T-94-006

Juvenile Codfish Netpen. NHU-T-95-004

Feasibility of Urchin Aquaculture in a Cage System. NHU-T-98-001

Research and development of steelhead trout Oncorhynchus mykiss aquaculture in sea cages NHU-Y-13-005

Best management practices for marine cage culture operations in the U.S. Caribbean PRU-H-14-002

Code of Conduct: Saltwater Salmon Net-pen Operations. WASHU-H-02-002

Recirculating Systems

Water quality modeling for aquaculture water reuse systems CUIMR-R-96-026

Fish Stock Propagation (Chapter 13) FLSGP-R-16-011

Integrating effluent from recirculating aquaculture systems with greenhouse cucumber and tomato production FLSGP-Y-15-007

Second annual workshop: commercial aquaculture using water recirculating systems. ILIN-W-91-001

Urban Aquaculture For The 21st Century. LSU-G-97-007

Design of High-Density Recirculating Aquaculture Systems. LSU-W-91-001

A spreadsheet tool for the economic analysis of a recirculation tank System MDU-G-12-002

Cod Sea Ranching: Indentifying the Next Steps. NHU-W-93-001

Proceedings of the First, Second and Third International Conferences on Recirulating Aquaculture VSGCP-C-00-001

International Journal of Recirculating Aquaculture (Volume 6, June 2005) VSGCP-O-05-004

Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture. VSGCP-W-98-001

Stock Enhancement

Ecology of aquaculture species and enhancement of stocks: proceedings of the thirtieth U.S.- Japan meeting on aquaculture FLSGP-W-01-004

Selective Breeding of Fishes in Asia and the United States. HAWAU-W-93-001

Flounder Aquaculture and Stock Enhancement in North Carolina: Issues, Opportunities and Recommendations. NCU-W-98-001

Flatfish conditioning for stock enhancement NHU-NR-13-001

Marine Fish Culture and Enhancement Bibliography: Focus on Puget Sound. WASHU-L-95-001

Marine Fish Culture and Enhancement: Conference Proceedings. WASHU-W-93-001


A guide to marine aquaculture permitting in Connecticut (Version 2008) CONN-H-08-001

Interim Guide to Regulations Affecting Aquaculture Production in Delaware. DELU-H-92-002

Aquaculture and the Law: A Guidebook for Georgia. GAUS-H-95-001

Legal question re: state registration of aquaculture facilities in federal waters MASGC-G-08-011

Alabama adopts new shellfish aquaculture rule to promote development of off-bottom oyster aquaculture industry MASGC-G-15-003

Injury compensation for aquaculture employees NSGLC-G-12-012

Issues in Aquaculture Regulation. NSGO-H-93-001

Aquaculture regulations and research goals. WASHU-W-02-001

Geoduck Aquaculture Research Program: interim progress report to the Washington State Legislature (House Bill 2220) WASHU-T-09-005

Geoduck aquaculture research program. Report to the Washington State Legislature (Final Report) WASHU-T-13-002


Guide to Site Selection, Design, and Construction of Dredged Material Containment Areas for Aquaculture. MASGC-H-90-001

Containment Area Aquaculture Handbook. MASGC-H-92-002

Economic Potential of Aquaculture in Dredged Material Containment Areas. MASGC-T-92-001

"Don’t fence me in!" Introducing students in grades 6-12 to aquaculture engineering via a hands-on classroom activity MDU-E-13-001

Design and Construction of Diversion Ponds for Aquaculture. MINNU-H-90-002