Blue frontiers: managing the environmental costs of aquaculture

Hall, S.J. and Delaporte, A. and Phillips, M.J. and Beveridge, M. and O'Keefe, M. (2011) Blue frontiers: managing the environmental costs of aquaculture. Penang, Malaysia, The WorldFish Center, 92pp.

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Abstract

The report begins with an overview of the current status of world aquaculture. It then goes on to describe an approach for estimating the current combined biophysical resource demands of aquaculture for producer countries and regions. Following a comparison of these results with those available for other animal food production sectors the report then examines the consequences of likely future trends in production on the environmental impacts of aquaculture. Finally, the policy implications of the report’s findings are discussed along with the research agenda that should be pursued to meet the challenge of sustainable food production.

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: Blue frontiers: managing the environmental costs of aquaculture
Personal Creator/Author:
CreatorsEmail
Hall, S.J.
Delaporte, A.
Phillips, M.J.
Beveridge, M.
O'Keefe, M.
Number of Pages: 92
Date: 2011
Publisher: The WorldFish Center
Place of Publication: Penang, Malaysia
Issuing Agency: WorldFish Center
Additional Information: ISBN 9789832346784, Publication number 2011-33
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aquaculture; Aquaculture systems; Life cycle analaysis; Aquaculture production; Environmental impact; Resource management; Ecological impact
Subjects: Aquaculture
Item ID: 5758
Depositing User: Mr William Ko
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2011 10:49
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2012 08:40
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/5758

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