English Fish as feed inputs for aquaculture: practices, sustainability and implications
   EnglishThis technical paper provides a comprehensive review of the use of wild fish as feed inputs for aquaculture covering existing practices and their sustainability as well as implications of various feed-fish fisheries scenarios. It comprises four regional reviews (Africa and the Near East, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and Latin America and North America) and three case studies from Latin America (Chile, Peru and the study on the use of the Argentine anchoita in Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil). The four regional reviews specifically address the sustainable use of finite wild fish resources and the role that feed-fish fisheries may play for food security and poverty alleviation in these four regions and elsewhere. With additional information from case studies in China and Viet Nam, a global synthesis provides a perspective on the status and trends in the use of fish as feed and the issues and challenges confronting feed-fish fisheries. Based on the information presented in the global synthesis, regional reviews and three case studies, and through the fresh analysis of information presented elsewhere, an exploratory paper examines the use of wild fish as aquaculture feed from the perspective of poverty alleviation and food security.
Author(s)Hasan, M.R.; Halwart, M. (eds).
Type of publicationBook
Publication year2009
Job numberI1140/E
Bibliographical referenceHasan, M.R.; Halwart, M. (eds). Fish as feed inputs for aquaculture: practices, sustainability and implications. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper. No. 518. Rome, FAO. 2009. 407p.
Data ownerFI /FIRA
Series titleFAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper  - t518
Agrovoc Aquaculture, Artisanal fisheries, Diet, Feeding, Fisheries, Fisheries development, Fishery management, Information dissemination, Multispecies fisheries, Pelagic fisheries, Polyculture (aquaculture), Supplementary feeding
Categories Aquaculture production
Programme name Aquaculture Information Products
Country Brazil
Continent Africa
America South
America North and Central
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