- Author : Craig S. Tucker
- Release Date : 03 March 2009
- Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
- Genre : Technology & Engineering
- Pages : 592 pages
- ISBN 13 : 9780813802787
Download or read book entitled Environmental Best Management Practices for Aquaculture by author: Craig S. Tucker which was release on 03 March 2009 and published by John Wiley & Sons with total page 592 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Published in Cooperation with THE UNITED STATES AQUACULTURESOCIETY The rapid growth of aquaculture worldwide and domestically hascaused concerns over social and environmental impacts.Environmental advocacy groups and government regulatory agencieshave called for better management to address potentially negativeimpacts and assure sustainable aquaculture development. BestManagement Practices (BMPs) combine sound science, common sense,economics, and site-specific management to mitigate or preventadverse environmental impacts. Environmental Best Management Practices for Aquaculturewill provide technical guidance to improve the environmentalperformance of aquaculture. This book will be the onlycomprehensive guide to BMPs for mitigation of environmental impactsof aquaculture in the United States. The book addresses developmentand implementation of BMPs, BMPs for specific aquacultureproduction systems, and the economics of implementing bestmanagement practices. Written by internationally recognized expertsin environmental management and aquaculture from academia,government, and non-governmental organizations, this book will be avaluable reference for innovative producers, policy makers,regulators, research scientists, and students.