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Black Sea turbot – A Comprehensive Production Manual

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Black Sea turbot – A Comprehensive Production Manual


The publication Black Sea turbot – A comprehensive production manual has been prepared by the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

In order to give producers all the necessary tools and information on aquaculture production, this manual provides detailed information about the entire Black Sea turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) rearing process and it consists of five sections, focusing on:

  1. an introduction into the status of the turbot aquaculture sector and the necessary environmental conditions for optimal production; 
  2. the production of live food for turbot larvae; 
  3. the management of broodstock; 
  4. procedures for optimal larval and juvenile rearing;
  5. recent applications of biotechnologies to turbot production. 

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