This comprehensive book introduces readers to the aquaculture industry. It covers every aspect of aquaculture, including history, potential, descriptions, management, feeding, marketing, and diseases of aquatic animals and plants. Also addressed are the water requirements and chemistry necessary for successful aquaculture. The book offers detailed information on employment opportunities in the aquaculture industry and stresses the science of aquaculture. Chemistry, biology, and anatomy and physiology are included to ensure that readers understand the fundamental principles. A complete chapter is dedicated to those interested in exploring career opportunities in the industry.Parker, Rick is the author of 'Aquaculture Science', published 2000 under ISBN 9780766813212 and ISBN 0766813215.