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The Fate of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Discharged from Open-Ocean Aquaculture Facilities

A PhD DISSERTATION PROPOSAL (Abbreviated Version) [spacing amount=”10″] By Aaron W. Welch, University of Miami [spacing amount=”10″] Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences and Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy [spacing amount=”10″] Committee Chair and Primary Advisor Dr. Daniel Benetti [divider] [spacing amount=”10″] [pdf href=”http://www.cunadelmar.wpengine.com/images/pdfs/AW.Prelim.Res.Prospectus_ShortV_V3.pdf”]This pdf File will open in google acrobat reader.[/pdf]

Why do americans dislike fish farming?

In America, fish farming — or aquaculture — usually elicits a neutral or negative response from people. Why? By Keith Hayse-Gregson & James Diana www.EarthSky.org Walk past a koi or carp pond in a business park, and you don’t typically think of dinner. Yet in much of Asia, small-scale fish ponds supply much of a […]

The Blue Food Revolution

February 2011 Scientific America [spacing amount=”10″] New fish farms out at sea, and cleaner operations along the shore, could provide the world with a rich supply of much needed protein. Download the article below. [divider] [spacing amount=”10″] [pdf href=”http://www.cunadelmar.wpengine.com/images/pdfs/BlueFoodRevolution(02-2011ScientificAmerican).pdf”]This pdf File will open in google acrobat reader.[/pdf]

Polyculture: The New Aquaculture?

www.SustainableOceanProject.com Polyculture is a sustainable and more productive way to farm-raise products from the sea. So why isn’t every aquaculture operation in the world doing it? SOP profiles this ancient technique and speaks to its potential for our future. More than 1,000 years ago during the Tang Dynasty, Chinese fish farmers introduced the practice of […]

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2010

As the world endeavours to recover from the combined impact of a global food price crisis, financial crash and economic recession, many hundreds of millions of people are facing increased uncertainty and real hunger. It is in this context that The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2010 aims to provide all concerned with an […]

‘Ghost nutrients’ from fish farms are transferred up the food web by phytoplankton grazers

Paraskevi Pitta, Manolis Tsapakis, Eugenia T. Apostolaki, Tatiana Tsagaraki, Marianne Holmer, Ioannis Karakassis [spacing amount=”10″] ABSTRACT: Several studies have failed to detect significant changes in chl a content of the water column in the vicinity of fish farms despite the large amount of nutrient wastes discharged into the marine environment. To trace the fate of […]