Essays about: "Aquaculture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 essays containing the word Aquaculture.

  1. 1. Adding sustainability to salmon farming regulations : a comparative case study of salmon farming regulations and the ASC salmon standard

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

    Author : Ola Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Aquaculture; Salmon farming; Additionality; Sustainability; Policy analysis;

    Abstract : Food scarcity is one of the main challenges related to our planet’s growing population and changing environment. Furthermore, our current food production is aggravating and accelerating climate change, as almost 24% of global greenhouse gases derive from agriculture (Troell, Jonell, & Henriksson, 2017). READ MORE

  2. 2. Distribution of Meiofaunal biodiversity and abundance in relation to development stage of the Mangrove Forest

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i biologi

    Author : Matilda Hultman; [2017]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Mangrove ecosystems constitute a valuable economic resource harbouring a wide diversity of organisms and operating an essential provider of nutrients for adjoining marine ecosystems. The meiobenthic fauna (i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effect of sesamin supplementation in vegetable oil enriched feed on the expression of microRNA in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.)

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Emma Thorén; [2017]
    Keywords : microRNA; sesamin; Salmo salar; lipid metabolism;

    Abstract : Fish is without doubt the most important source of valuable omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids (FA), especially the long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) eicosa-pentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Aquaculture production of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) is one of the largest fish industries in the world and a dominant source of fish in Western diet. READ MORE

  4. 4. REGULATIONS AND MARINE AQUACULTURE An experimental investigation of the effect of trust and bureaucratic capacity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Janne Weltzien Listhaug; [2016-09-16]
    Keywords : trust; bureaucratic capacity; institutions; regulations; subsidies; resource users; marine aquaculture; survey experiment;

    Abstract : What explains the demand for regulation when institutions are considered ineffective,corrupt or incompetent? This thesis presents a novel study of the public’s attitudes towardsmarine aquaculture and regulation of a new group of actors, fish farmers, that both generate public goods, but also make use of a common good. While previous explanations have shown that the demand for regulation of actors with corrupt institutions can be explained by social distrust and a will to punish and restrain market actors, this study builds on the suggested explanation that it is rather lack of political trust. READ MORE

  5. 5. Biofloc technology : a new concept to produce feed to Swedish aquaculture

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Lovisa Granberg; [2016]
    Keywords : microbial protein; tilapia; shrimp; feed; environment;

    Abstract : The aquaculture provides many people with fish and it will increase in scale. To provide the fish with feed that is not a load on the environment the use of microbes as feed either filtrated directly from the water or recovered to become protein meal is very promising. Biofloc technology (BFT) is one method with filtration directly from water. READ MORE