Carranza, Jorge and Lopez, Martin (2000) Aquaculture in tropical Mexican lakes and dams: achievements and perspectives. Freshwater Forum, 14, pp. 15-29.
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Mexico, with highly diverse physiography, geology, soils and climate, is a country with a broad mosaic of aquatic ecosystems within 320 watersheds. This paper presents a brief picture of Mexican fresh waters, the distribution of rainfall and the potential for aquaculture. The main fish species and water bodies, dams and lakes, are highlighted. The country faces problems of surface water shortage which requires better management.
|Title:||Aquaculture in tropical Mexican lakes and dams: achievements and perspectives|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Freshwater Forum|
|Page Range:||pp. 15-29|
|Issuing Agency:||Freshwater Biological Association|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Atmospheric precipitations; Freshwater aquaculture; Inland waters; Freshwater fish; Freshwater lakes; Dams|
|Depositing User:||Hardy B Schwamm|
|Date Deposited:||13 Dec 2010 19:35|
|Last Modified:||29 Sep 2011 16:07|
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