World Fish Farming: Cultivation and Economics by E. Evan Brown Ph.D. (auth.)

By E. Evan Brown Ph.D. (auth.)

Until the 1st version of worldwide Fish Farming: Cultivation and Econom­ ics was once released a number of years in the past, there has been very little monetary and technical details on advertisement aquaculture both via international locations or through species. i attempted at the moment to partly fill the space within the literature. during this moment version, i've got up-to-date information initially provided and elevated the scope via including new nations. New trout information were extra for 10 western ecu nations; sections on price of creation of food-sized catfish and fingerlings within the united states; new and more advantageous chapters for Japan, Hungary, Indonesia, the Philippines, and the uk; and com­ pletely new chapters touching on Poland, Thailand, and Czechoslovakia have all been further to this variation. The publication now contains 31 international locations, together with all significant generating ones. among five. five and six. zero million metric lots of finfish, shrimp, and crayfish cultured construction are represented, which debts for roughly 909c of the world's overall. The People's Republic of China and the USSR, in addition to nations at the continents of Europe, Asia, North the US, and Oceania, are represented. as a result of purely minimum suggested cultured fish creation in Africa and South the United States, those continents were passed over. additionally, in line with info got from New Zealand, there is not any culturing offish in that kingdom except for restocking of public waters. greater than a hundred species of cultured fish, seven species of shrimp and prawns, and 6 species of crayfish are discussed.

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Farmers should check their fish for off-flavors just prior to harvest. Several fish from each pond to be harvested should be cooked and tasted to determine if there are any off-flavor problems. If an off-flavor problem is discovered, harvesting the pond should be delayed. Smaller catfish farmers may sell all their product in one or more local markets, and selling off-flavor fish could result in losing these outlets. Large processors usually spot-check a load of fish before harvesting or before processing by cooking and tasting.

Variable costs amounted to UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 35 $71,222 and $127,139, respectively. Total costs, including repayment of borrowed monies, totaled $124,802 for the small farm and $208,643 for the larger farm. It was calculated that 125,000 fingerlings were sold each month from the smaller farm and 252,000 monthly from the larger farm. ) fingerlings in Arkansas during 1977, the year of the study, was 12¢. At this price and with the preceding above costs and number of fingerlings produced, the small farm returned $55,198 annually to management while the larger farm returned $154,237.

13 acres) of surface water. Investment costs of the smaller farm were $244,265 while those of the larger farm were $423,443. Fixed or ownership costs were $53,577 for the small farm and $81,507 for the large farm. Variable costs amounted to UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 35 $71,222 and $127,139, respectively. Total costs, including repayment of borrowed monies, totaled $124,802 for the small farm and $208,643 for the larger farm. It was calculated that 125,000 fingerlings were sold each month from the smaller farm and 252,000 monthly from the larger farm.

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