Aquaculture Abstracts (ASFA)

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Focusing on studies related to improving and augmenting aquatic yields, this database provides information on cultivating marine, freshwater, and brackishwater species. Covers the planned management of aquatic organisms.

Subject coverage includes:

  • Aquaculture management and economics
  • Growth and development of cultured species
  • Techniques, equipment, methodology, feasibility studies, replenishing natural stocks and laboratory culture
  • Culture of fish and other vertebrates
  • Crustaceans, mollusks and other invertebrates
  • Aquatic plants and algae
  • Protozoa and microorganisms
  • Reproductive biology
  • Biotechnology


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Dates covered

1984 - current.

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Journal articles.

Type of coverage

Abstracts and full bibliographic citations.

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Aquaculture Abstracts (ASFA)
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