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About the Editors Contributors Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Biology (William L. Shelton and Thomas J. Popma) Introduction Taxonomic Relationships Biogeography Bionomics and Life History Environmental Biology Chapter 2. Prospect and Potential for Global Production (Kevin Fitzsimmons) Introduction Overview of Tilapia Produced for International Trade Regional Production and Markets Industry Predictions and Outlook Chapter 3. Control of Growth: Developments and Prospects (Brian S. Shepherd, Gregory M. Weber, Mathilakath M. Vijayan, Andre Seale, Larry G. Riley, M. Fernanda Rodriguez, N. Harold Richman III, Tetsuya Hirano, and E. Gordon Grau) Introduction Relevance of Neuroendocrine Research to Tilapia Aquaculture Hormonal Control of Growth in Tilapia Nonhormonal Control of Growth in Tilapia Novel Approaches to Growth Enhancement Conclusions Chapter 4. Recent Directions in Genetics (C. Greg Lutz) Traditional Animal Breeding Approaches Artificial Spawning: Implications for Genetic Improvement Chromosomal Manipulations Transgenic Tilapia Molecular Discrimination/Characterization and Gene Mapping Chapter 5. Fingerling Production Systems (Bartholomew W. Green) Introduction Production Methodologies Interspawning Interval Incubation Fry Rearing Hatchery-Phase Fishing Health Management Fingerling Nursery Rearing Chapter 6. Hormone Manipulation of Sex (Ronald P. Phelps) Introduction Chemicals Used to Direct Gonadal Differentiation Mode of Hormone Action Or Why Sex Reversal Works Fish Species Evaluated Protocols for Sex Reversal of Tilapia with Hormone-Treated Feed Sex Reversal of Tilapia Through Immersion (Bath) Treatments Evaluation of Treatment Efficacy Factors Affecting Sex Reversal Anabolic Considerations Food Safety and Environmental Considerations Conclusions Chapter 7. Pond Production (Bartholomew W. Green and C. Bauer Duke III) Introduction Species Selection Earthen versus Lined Ponds Production Strategies Chapter 8. Culture in Flowing Water (Richard W. Soderberg) Introduction Flow-Through Culture Systems Serial Reuse Systems Closed Systems Summary Chapter 9. Cage Culture (H. R. Schmittou) Introduction Principles of Cage Fish Culture: Fundamentals Fish Stock Quality and Quantity Water Environments and Water Quality Feeds and Feeding Health of Caged Tilapia Environmental Impact of Cage Fish Culture Chapter 10. Farming Tilapia in Saline Waters (Wade O. Watanabe, Kevin Fitzsimmons, and Yang Yi) Introduction History of Saltwater Tilapia Culture Methods for Measuring Salinity Tolerance in Tilapia Morphological and Physiological Measures of Salinity Tolerance/Hypoosmoregulatory Ability Reproductive Performance at Various Salinities Experimental Saltwater Culture of Florida Red Tilapia Grow-Out from Fingerling to Marketable Size Comparison of Saline-Tolerant Species Under Saltwater Culture Diseases Encountered During Culture in Saltwater Economics and Marketing Potential for Unwanted Introduction of Tilapia into Marine Waters Genetic Issues in the Use of Red Hybrid Tilapia Cold Tolerance Chapter 11. Management of Bottom Soil Condition and Pond Water and Effluent Quality (Claude E. Boyd) Introduction Bottom Soils Water Quality Effluents Chapter 12. Nutrient Requirements (Chhorn E. Lim and Carl D. Webster) Introduction Proteins and Amino Acids Energy Lipids and Fatty Acids Carbohydrates Vitamins Minerals Conclusion Chapter 13. Nonnutrient Components of Fish Diets (Steven G. Hughes, Chhorn E. Lim, and Carl D. Webster) Introduction Antioxidants Feeding Stimulants and Metabolic Modifiers Fiber and Pellet Binders Hormones Pigments Probiotics and Neutraceuticals Enzymes Water Toxins and Antinutritional Factors Chapter 14. Feed Formulation and Manufacture (Menghe H. Li, Chhorn E. Lim, and Carl D. Webster) Introduction Feed Ingredients Feed Formulation Least-Cost Feed Formulation Feed Manufacturing Process Quality Control Type of Feed Chapter 15. Feeding Practices (Chhorn E. Lim, Carl D. Webster, and Menghe H. Li) Introduction Feeds Practices Chapter 16. Parasites and Diseases (Craig A. Shoemaker, De-Hai Xu, Joyce J. Evans, and Phillip H. Klesius) Introduction Protozoan Parasites Metazoan Parasites Parasitic Crustacea Viral Diseases Fungal Infections Bacterial Diseases Conclusions Chapter 17. Streptococcal Vaccinology in Aquaculture (Phillip H. Klesius, Joyce J. Evans, Craig A. Shoemaker, and David J. Pasnik) Introduction Development of Streptococcal Vaccines Piscine Immunity Factors Affecting Vaccine Efficacy Conclusions Chapter 18. Harvest, Handling, and Processing (Kevin Fitzsimmons) Introduction Postharvest Handling and Processing Processing for International Markets Processing in the United States Chapter 19. Marketing and Economics (Carol R. Engle) Introduction Tilapia Markets and Marketing Costs of Producing Tilapia Index Reference Notes Included

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