Guidelines for the Promotion of Environmental Management of Coastal Aquaculture Development

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U.C. Barg
Inland Water Resources and Aquaculture Service
FAO Fishery Resources and Environment Division


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Rome, 1992

Reprinted 1993, 1995

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Table of Contents

Preparation of this document

1. Introduction

2. Guidelines for the promotion of environmental management of coastal aquaculture development

3. Coastal aquaculture and the environment: The context

4. Factors influencing environmental performance of coastal aquaculture

5. Assessment of environmental hazards and impacts of coastal aquaculture

6. Options for environmental management of coastal aquaculture development

7. References


Annex 1 - A short case study
Annex 2 - Multiple uses of coastal resources
Annex 3 - Short description and discussion of some strategies in marine pollution control
Annex 4 - Overview of aquaculture-specific monitoring parameters and characteristics for which data may be collected:
Annex 5 - Overview of socio-economic parameters which may need to be considered in coastal aquaculture development (based on Schmidt, 1982)
Annex 6 - Some examples of EIA sequences
Annex 7 - Some considerations in the formulation of programmes for ICAM (adapted from Clark, 1991)
Annex 8 - Some principal types of information needed for ICAM (adapted from Clark, 1991)
Annex 9 - Premises and considerations for a management strategy in ICAM (adapted from Clark, 1991)
Annex 10 - A proposed code of practice for the use of inhibitory compounds in aquaculture (from GESAMP. 1991c)
Annex 11 - A checklist on projects for coastal aquaculture development (modified from Burbridge et al., 1988)