Can nitrogen pollution from aquaculture be reduced?

Kibria, G. and Nugegoda, D. and Fairclough, R. and Lam, P. (1998) Can nitrogen pollution from aquaculture be reduced? Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly, 21(1), pp. 17-25.

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Abstract

Nitrogen is essential for the normal growth of fish. It is an important ingredient in fish feed but is very expensive. There is evidence that nitrogen loading from feeding and metabolic activities of fish can cause pollution of the receiving waters. This paper reviews nitrogen losses and nitrogen retention in fish and suggests ways of reducing nitrogen loading to the environment for a sustainable aquaculture program.

Item Type: Article
Title: Can nitrogen pollution from aquaculture be reduced?
Personal Creator/Author:
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Kibria, G.
Nugegoda, D.
Fairclough, R.
Lam, P.
Journal or Publication Title: Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly
Volume: 21
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 17-25
Date: 1998
ISSN: 0116-290X
Issuing Agency: WorldFish Center
Uncontrolled Keywords: Organic nitrogen; Fish culture; Pollution control
Subjects: Aquaculture
Item ID: 9271
Depositing User: Mr William Ko
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2012 09:01
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2012 09:01
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/9271

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