The use of chemicals in aquaculture in Taiwan, Province of China
Aquaculture in Taiwan has a history of more than three centuries. To satisfy consumer preferences, a wide variety of aquatic species, 71 in 1993, are being cultured in Taiwan. It is difficult to control diseases when many species are cultured and stocking densities are high. At present, it is important to manage the use and application of chemotherapeutants effectively. Many aquatic animal diseases fall under the category of potentially curable illnesses. These include diseases of bacterial, protozoan, fungal, and environmental etiologies. This paper summarizes the chemicals used in aquaculture, farm management practices, alternative disease prevention methods, national regulations, and the current research on chemical use for aquaculture in Taiwan.
Liao, I. C., Guo, J. J., & Su, M. (2000). The use of chemicals in aquaculture in Taiwan, Province of China. In J. R. Arthur, C. R. Lavilla-Pitogo, & R. P. Subasinghe (Eds.), Use of Chemicals in Aquaculture in Asia: Proceedings of the Meeting on the Use of Chemicals in Aquaculture in Asia, 20-22 May 1996, Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines (pp. 193-205). Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.
Stocking density; Anaesthetics; Protozoan diseases; Disease control; Potassium compounds; Antibiotics; Aquaculture; Environmental factors; Aetiology; Feed composition; Disinfectants; Fertilizers; Consumers; Copper compounds; Bacteriocides; Fungal diseases; Drugs; Ammonium compounds; Ichthyocides; Chlorine compounds; Aquaculture regulations; Husbandry diseases; Bacterial diseases; Saponins; Salts; Iodine compounds; Dyes; Fish diseases; Fungicides; Pesticides; Prophylaxis; Quinolines; Animal diseases; Taiwan