Biology of Farmed Fish (Shefﬁeld Biological between the cultural and economic imperatives driving Sciences, 1). Edited by K. D. Black and A. D. Pick- aquaculture in NW Europe and North America and the ering. Shefﬁeld Academic Press Ltd, Shefﬁeld, 1998. simple necessity to produce food in much of the rest ISBN 1-85075-877-8, £89.00. Cloth cover, acid-free of the world, the ﬁnal chapter concerns itself with the paper, pp. xiv + 415, 19 tables, 51 ﬁgures. Published in culture of warm-water species. From a list of over 100 the USA and Canada by CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, species of ﬁsh recorded by FAO as having a production FL (ISBN 0-8493-9731-6). of more than 100 tonnes in 1995, some 40 might be regarded as requiring warm water. It is highly likely that, because of the imperatives The book is extremely well presented, and repe- tition is minimized and comprehension aided by for improvements in ﬁsh farming, our understanding cross referencing between chapters. It does, however, of ﬁsh biology has progressed more in the last two decades than during any similar period. Successful assume a relatively advanced knowledge of each ﬁsh production is essentially about manipulation of subject area and a
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