Ecological impacts of coastal aquaculture developments
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The study presents the type and scale of any ecological change associated with coastal aquaculture development. These are enrichment, interaction with the food web, oxygen consumption, disturbance of wildlife and habitat destruction, interaction between escaped farmed stock and wild species, introduction and transfers, bioactive compounds (including pesticides and antibiotics), chemicals introduced via construction materials, and hormones and growth promoters.
Suggested CitationSoutheast Asian Fisheries Development Center, Aquaculture Department (1995). Ecological impacts of coastal aquaculture developments.
Brackishwater environment; Marine environment; Antibiotics; Aquaculture development; Chemical compounds; Culture effects; Ecosystem disturbance; Environmental degradation; Environmental impact; Escapement; Food webs; Growth regulators; Hormones; Man-induced effects; Marine aquaculture; Nutrient cycles; Oxygen consumption; Pesticides; Sanctuaries; Stocks
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