Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Role of better management practice in environmental management. 3. Better management practices in international aquaculture. 4. Best management practice programs and initiatives in the United States. 5. Development, implementation and verification of better management practices for aquaculture. 6. Better management practices for freshwater pond aquaculture. Bibliography. Index.
Fisheries is a sunrise sector of our economy. Its role in increasing food supply, generating job opportunities, raising nutritional level and earning foreign exchange has been important. Growing urbanization, globalization, rapidly changing social structures had a major impact on the fisheries structure in the country. Fisheries and aquaculture emerged as the important commercial activity from its traditional role as subsistence supplementary activity.